Reviewed OER Library



These reviews are provided as part of OSPI’s legislative mandate to develop a library of OER aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

Learn more about the materials selected, the rubrics used, the review process, and the data analysis approach in either the 2013 report, the 2014 report, or the 2015 report.

Algebra Resources

Resource PC/IM EQ AO
Algebra 1 - An Open Course: Open Textbook Component (Reviewed Spring 2013)
The NROC Project
1.4,1.0,1.14,1.07,0.62,0.69 0.0,0.8,0.6,0.2,0.2 1.2,0.0,0.75,0.0
CCGPS Algebra 1 (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Georgia Virtual Learning
1.6,1.27,0.6,1.2,1.07,1.0 0.6,0.6,1.2,1.8,1.8 1.4,2.0,1.8,1.4
CK-12 Algebra I, second edition (Reviewed Spring 2013)
CK-12 Foundation
1.6,1.2,1.73,1.27,1.07,1.0 0.2,1.2,1.0,1.0,0.4 1.8,1.4,1.0,1.0
Curriki Algebra 1 (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Curriki
2.0,1.33,1.67,1.87,1.67,1.07 1.2,1.0,1.4,1.4,2.0 1.8,0.75,1.6,2.2
Open High School of Utah Algebra 1 (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Open High School of Utah
1.2,1.2,1.4,0.93,0.8,0.67 0.4,0.8,1.2,1.2,1.0 1.2,1.8,1.5,0.8
The Saylor Foundation K12 Algebra I Course (Reviewed Spring 2013)
The Saylor Foundation
1.6,1.4,1.4,1.6,1.27,1.27 0.4,1.2,1.0,1.0,0.6 1.4,1.6,1.0,1.25

Integrated Pathway Resources

Resource PC/IM EQ AO
Secondary One Mathematics:An Integrated Approach (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Mathematics Vision Project in partnership with USOE
2.4,2.27,1.93,2.27,1.8,1.93 1.4,1.8,2.4,1.8,0.6 0.8,0.0,1.4,2.4

English (11th-12th) Resources

Resource PC/IM EQ AO
1900 America: Primary Sources and Epic Poetry (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Library of Congress
1.67,1.63,2.0 1.25,2.0,1.5,1.75,1.25 2.0,2.25,1.25,2.0
Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Reviewed Spring 2013)
National Endowment for the Arts
1.33,2.25,2.25 1.5,2.25,2.25,1.75,1.25 2.5,0.0,1.75,2.5
American Dream and the Great Gatsby (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Utah Education Network
1.5,1.25,2.25 1.0,2.0,1.25,1.5,1.0 1.5,0.0,1.25,2.0
American Literature - Colonial Literature (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Georgia Virtual Learning
1.83,1.5,1.0 1.0,1.0,1.25,1.0,1.25 1.75,1.75,1.0,1.0
American Literature - Unit 1 America's Religious Heritage (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Saylor.org
1.58,2.13,1.75 1.25,2.0,1.75,1.5,1.0 1.75,1.25,1.25,2.0
American Literature - Unit 2 Reason and Enlightenment in America (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Saylor.org
1.08,0.88,1.5 1.0,2.25,1.75,1.0,0.75 1.75,0.0,0.75,1.25
An Exploration of Romanticism through Art and Poetry (Reviewed Spring 2013)
ReadWriteThink
1.25,1.38,2.25 1.75,2.5,1.75,1.5,2.25 1.75,1.25,1.25,1.5
Are humans good or evil (Reviewed Spring 2013)
NYC Dept. of Education
2.25,2.63,2.5 2.75,2.75,2.75,2.25,2.75 2.5,0.75,2.75,2.75
Character Analysis and the Crucible (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Utah Education Network
0.83,1.88,2.5 1.25,2.0,1.75,1.25,2.0 1.25,0.0,1.75,1.75
Critical Ways of Seeing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in Context (Reviewed Spring 2013)
National Endowment for the Humanities
1.17,1.0,1.25 1.0,1.0,1.0,0.75,1.5 1.0,0.75,0.75,1.25
English 11 Q1 (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Utah Open High School
1.83,1.13,1.0 0.75,1.0,1.25,0.75,0.25 1.5,1.75,0.67,0.75
English 11 Q2 (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Utah Open High School
1.08,0.88,1.5 0.75,1.0,0.75,0.75,1.0 1.0,1.25,0.5,0.5
Literacy in Social Studies (Reviewed Spring 2013)
NYC Dept. of Education
1.58,1.88,2.5 1.75,1.5,2.0,1.75,2.25 2.25,0.75,2.25,2.5
On Behalf of Others (Reviewed Spring 2013)
NYC Dept. of Education
2.0,2.38,2.0 2.0,2.5,2.0,2.25,2.5 2.5,0.5,2.25,2.75
Picturing America at the turn of the twentieth century (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Learn NC
0.75,0.38,0.5 0.75,0.75,0.75,0.75,0.75 1.0,0.0,0.5,1.25
Reading Closely Unit - CCSS ELA / Literacy - Grades 11-12: "Lay down all my joys" (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Odell Education
2.58,2.63,2.25 2.5,2.75,2.5,2.25,2.25 3.0,0.5,2.25,2.75
Reading Closely Unit - CCSS ELA / Literacy - Grades 11-12: "Life steps almost straight" (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Odell Education
2.25,2.25,2.5 2.0,3.0,2.5,2.25,2.0 2.5,0.0,2.25,2.75
Reading Closely Unit - CCSS ELA / Literacy - Grades 11-12: "Promised Land" (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Odell Education
2.42,2.75,2.5 2.5,2.75,2.75,2.25,2.25 2.75,1.25,2.0,2.5
The Great Gatsby (Reviewed Spring 2013)
National Endowment for the Arts
1.58,2.63,2.5 1.75,2.75,2.25,2.0,1.25 2.5,0.0,1.75,2.5
The US Constitution: Continuity and Change (Reviewed Spring 2013)
Library of Congress
1.33,1.63,1.25 1.5,2.5,1.5,1.5,0.5 1.5,0.0,1.25,2.0

The charts above show scores from three of the rubrics used in the review process. Higher bars are better. Click on a rubric name for more details.

The original documents (rubrics, call for proposals, materials reviewed, etc) for the OER reviews can be found here.

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