Topic Name Description
URL OSPI Open Educational Resources Project

To learn more about the OER Project and get details on upcoming events, contact:

Barbara Soots
OER Program Manager
(360) 725-6102
Barbara.Soots@k12.wa.us
URL WA OER Hub on OER Commons

The OER Project is creating a collection of openly licensed courseware and engaging in an awareness campaign to inform school districts about these resources.


File NCESD-IMAMath-Day1
File NCESD-IMAMath-Agenda
File CourseDesign-InstructionalMaterials-Toolkit
File Appendix A-Math IMA Toolkit
File NCESD-IMAMath-Day2
2017 OER Summit - ESD 113 File OER Summit Program-ESD113
File 2017-OERSummit - Intro and Overview
File 2017 OER Summit - Locate and Review OER
File 2017 OER Summit - License and Attribution
File 2017 OER Summit - Math OER - Introduction
File 2017 OER Summit - Math OER - A Closer Look
File OER Math Instructional Materials Matrix
File 2017 OER Summit - Computer Science
File 2017-OERSummit-PanelNextSteps
File OER Summit SS Breakout #2
Important Resources File FAQ-OER-K-12
File OER Key Considerations for Districts

Important areas for districts to consider when exploring OER adoption along with pertinent links to reference materials.

File OER Talking Points
File State Policy Recommendations for OER
File CC LIcenseInfographic
File CC LicenseInfographic 2
File CC LicenseInfographic 3
File G3 D1 IC web
File G3 D1 Anth web
File G3 D1 FB web
URL SEDTA: Guide to Quality Instructional Materials

State, district and school level leaders can use this guide to launch and maintain vetting processes for the selection of quality instructional materials aligned to standards. Key considerations, questions and helpful hints are included throughout the guide. Additionally, the guide includes best practice examples from states and districts and national, state and local resources to consider when selecting quality instructional materials. SETDA identifies the key steps in the process as educators embark upon this effort:

  1. Planning
  2. Budget & Funding
  3. Selection
  4. Implementation
  5. Effectiveness

URL #GoOpen U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s #GoOpen campaign encourages states, school districts and educators to use openly licensed educational materials to transform teaching and learning. 

Rubrics and Guiding Questions File K-2ELALiteracyEQuIPRubric-07-18-13 1
File EQuIP-ELArubric-06-24-13
File IMET ELA 3-12 9 24 editable form
File IMET ELA K-2 9 24 editable form
File IMET MATH HS 9 25 editable form
File EQuIPmathrubric-06-17-13 1
File IMET MATH K-8 9 25 editable form
File EQuIP Rubric for Science v2
File WA SSRubric FillableForm Version2 4
File WA SSRubric Landscape Version2.4
File Puyallup Vendor Requirement Form
File Administrative Review Rubric
File EdTech Review Rubric
Adapting and Developing OER URL OSPI Copyright and Open Licensing Interactive Guide
File Copyright and Open Licensing Guide
File Quickstart Guide Openly Licensed Images
OER Search Options (Abridged list) File OERResourceList 2017
Page Specialized search engines
Page General OER repositories/referratories

Page Science
Page Social Studies
Page Common Core
Page ELA
Page Mathematics
Page Open Textbooks/Full Curriculum
OER Links Page License Compatibility
URL EngageNY Washington State Users Group (under construction)
URL K-12 Open Educational Resources Community of Practice
URL Open Attribution Builder (SBCTC)
File WSSDA Policy 2020 - Course Design, Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials
File WSSDA Procedure 2020 - Course Design, Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials
File WSSDA Model Procedure 2027 - District Ownership of Staff-Created Work
File WSSDA Model Policy 2027 - District Ownership of Staff-Created Work
URL Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool (IMET) for high school mathematics (developed by Student Achievement Partners)
URL Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP) Rubric (based on the TriState Rubric and modified by Achieve, Inc.)
URL Rubrics for Evaluating OER Objects (developed by Achieve, Inc.)
URL Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards