Free, vetted resources for classroom use

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Several classroom resources are available for free to any Ohio district, building, teacher, student or family. has acquired many resources that would normally come at a cost to an individual district. In addition to providing access to instructional resources, there is a large set of teacher tools and PD opportunities as well. Here are just a few teacher tools and student tools: is a digital library of lesson plans, eTexts, primary source documents, labs, data sets, games and activities that is searchable by grade level, standard, content area or resource type. Each resource includes the type of Creative Commons lisc. (use guidance) that is associated with the resource.

Here are a few resource searches that might be of interest:

OER's offers ELA and Math mini-assessments, text sets, rich math tasks, lesson plans and PD opportunities for free. A few hidden gems on this site:

Share the great work going on in your classroom, building or district using the ODE hashtag #OhioLovesTeachers , the Ohio Standards Advocate hashtag #MyOhioStory and OFT's hashtag #OFTnow.