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 OER Project Grantee Meeting
File 2017 Grant Awards
File Sample License Language
File OER Tracker and Checklist
Fife Instructional Materials Adoption Workshop File CKLA G1 LL Scope and Sequence
File CKLA G1 Skills ScopeSequence
File Implementing CKLA
File K-3-CKLA-Visual-Component-Guide
File CKLA-Implementation-Guide-2017
File EQuIPELAK-2V5feedback response071813e
File EQuIP-ELArubric-06-24-13-FINAL
File K-2 Scope and Sequence
File K-2 Scope and Sequence
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
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 EQuIPRubricforSciencev3
File WA SSRubric FillableForm Version2 4
File WA SSRubric Landscape Version2.4
File WorldLanguagesStandards
File Administrative Review Rubric
File EdTech Review Rubric
File Puyallup Vendor Requirement Form
Adapting and Developing OER URL OSPI Copyright and Open Licensing Interactive Guide
File Quickstart Guide Openly Licensed Images
File Copyright and Open Licensing Guide
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