Open Educational Resources (OERs)

OER – “The term “Open Educational Resource(s)” / OER refers to educational resources (lesson plans, quizzes, syllabi, instructional modules, simulations, etc.) that are freely available for use, reuse, adaptation, and sharing.”

It serves as additional resources to an existing program or curriculum. For instance, instructors sometimes use an online open lesson plan to include an enrichment activity for learners or may provide extra practice material for the learner, struggling with the course or a particular concept

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  • ACM Digital Library – A research, discovery, and networking platform containing the full-text collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters, and books. A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers. Link:



  • Arizona State University’s ASUA rich online source of free educational resources curated by the Arizona State University that include teacher toolkits with lesson ideas, podcasts and videos, access to virtual field trips, and fun features such as “Ask an Anthropologist” and “Ask a Biologist”. Link:


  • BBC Bitesize – BBC’s free online study support resource for school-age pupils in the United Kingdom designed to aid pupils in both schoolwork, and for older pupils, exams. Link:


  • BCcampus is a publicly funded organization that aims to unify and support the adaptation and evolution of teaching and learning practices in post-secondary institutions through collaboration, communication, and innovation. Link :


  • BrainPOP – Provides learners with information and free access to resources. Has content for several subjects in different formats (including video and audio), in different languages and in different grades. Link:




  • Community College Consortium – is a joint effort by the OER Center for California, Foothill-De Anza Community College District, the League for Innovation in the Community College & many other community colleges and university partners to develop and use open educational resources (OER) and especially open textbooks in community college courses. Link:



  • Curriki Library – is an online, free, open education service. Curriki is structured as a nonprofit organization to provide open educational resources primarily in support of K-12 education. Link:



  • DepEd Learning Resources Portal – An extensive web-based collection of digitized and contextualized teaching and learning materials and professional development resources developed by DepEd and other education partners, including a full suite of teachers’ guides, leveled readers and storybooks developed by USAID’s Basa Pilipinas project. Link:





  • Education Development CenterAn online collection of educational resources for early childhood development and literacy and numeracy teaching and learning. Link:



  • EpicA digital library for children below 12 years (35,000 books, learning videos, quizzes  & more).  Link:


  • FlatWorld Knowledge –  is a publisher of college-level textbooks and educational supplements founded in 2007 as Flat World Knowledge by Eric Frank and Jeff Shelstad. It was acquired at the end of 2016 by Alastair Adam and John Eielson and its company headquarters was moved from Washington, DC to Boston, MA. link:


  • Follett eLearning – On this site, Destiny Discover search engine can be used to find educational content appropriate for a variety of purposes, across grade and interest levels. It includes variety of free eBooks, collections of resources curated and shared by Follett customers throughout the world, articles from free research and journalistic databases. Link :






  • Massive Open Distance e-Learning (MODEL) UPOUThe official learning platform for the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by the UP Open University. The MOOCs include the free online courses for university administrators, teachers so they can do technology-enhanced/technology-enabled teaching; and technical staff who can provide support for the online component of remote teaching. Link:





  • OER CommonsOER Commons was created as a network for teaching and learning materials, the website offers engagement with resources in the form of social bookmarking, tagging, rating, and reviewing. Link:


  • OER Knowledge Cloud The OER Knowledge Cloud is a curated database and repository to identify, collect, preserve and disseminate documents related to open educational resources. There are currently 2629 published records by 4362 authors from 921 sources, with 1551 file archives. Link:




  • Open Education ConsortiumThe Open Education Consortium is a community of 240-plus schools as well as organizations and people who want to advance the idea of “open education.” It features an OER resource toolkit, webinars, in-person events and links to open textbooks. Link: