You can add them as a third party extension to Google Apps for Ed...http://goo.gl/TKi3H
From: School Information Technology Discussion [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steve Cavrak [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 11:18 AM
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Subject: Re: tech plan 3 gooru sure to have an impact on curriculum/instruction
On Feb 6, 2012, at 12:26 PM, Patricia Aigner wrote:
While trying to get a handle on the folks behind this initiative (e.g. "who" needs another "portal"?), I found a casual browser friendly site - goorulearning.org<http://goorulearning.org> aims to be a "community" wrapper for oercommons.org<http://oercommons.org> - a "open educational resources" site ...
General Ed and Pre-College Courses: Use these high enrollment, general education and pre-college courses to lower textbook costs for students, to improve college completion rates, and as frameworks on which to build your own online or blended courses
Common Core Aligned Resources: K-12 educators, see how individual resources align to the Common Core State Standards and add your resource quality ratings and comments
Open Textbooks: Add your review to these free and open textbooks
Career and Technical Education: Explore these vocational open educational resources to build general skills with software programs like MS Word and Excel, plan your career, and develop marketable skills
Classroom Management: Try this great selection for setting the tone and rules for your classroom and intentionally designing classroom life connected to student learning, social skills and behaviors
Science as Inquiry: Teach and learn science by doing active exploration and problem posing
Art as Inquiry: Delve into visualization, creative thinking, and more artistic habits of the mind for arts-integrated learning across disciplines
... interesting stuff ...
I wonder if they have a "facebook app" (the "i don't want to create another username and password" blues) ...
P.S. This winter I've been enjoying a 12 year blended.