CK-12 is excited to announce that in February, we reached 1,000,000 books downloaded! The downloads include books of all titles and across many different formats: PDF, Kindle, iPad, NOOK and more. The momentum is definitely building as educational institutions and individual learners search for high-quality and open solutions to their content needs. Click here to read the full newsletter.
CK-12 and OER on the Rise in 2012
Happy New Year! 2012 promises to be a big year for CK-12 Foundation and the OER movement. Momentum has already begun to build. In a recent press release the state of Utah announced its intentions to develop and support open textbooks, with math and science titles based on CK-12 content. The Washington State Legislature is considering an OER bill. Recent testimony from Reuven Carlyle, State Representative of the
CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and worldwide. As a leading member of the OER movement, CK-12 is using an open-content, web-based collaborative model termed the “FlexBook.” With these free, common core aligned and NSES aligned digital textbooks, CK-12 intends to pioneer the generation and distribution of high quality educational STEM content that will serve both as core text as well as