Citizen Schools

For Building Teacher Capacity To Adapt OER For Increased Relevance And Engagement

  • Amount
    $409,241
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/5/2021
  • Term
    16 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Citizen Schools partners with middle school teachers and mentors from local industries to expand hands-on, culturally relevant science learning experiences for students. With this grant, Citizen Schools will develop professional learning to increase teachers’ ability to modify or "hack" OER to create experiential and rigorous lessons that promote the efficacy of students and teachers alike. Their research will examine how school and district conditions, such as administrator flexibility, professional development cadres, and collaborative planning structures, can encourage teacher innovation with OER. (Substrategy: Content, Tools, and Services)
About the Grantee
Address
1 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Grants to this Grantee
for building teacher capacity to adapt OER for increased relevance and engagement  
Citizen Schools partners with middle school teachers and mentors from local industries to expand hands-on, culturally relevant science learning experiences for students. With this grant, Citizen Schools will develop professional learning to increase teachers’ ability to modify or "hack" OER to create experiential and rigorous lessons that promote the efficacy of students and teachers alike. Their research will examine how school and district conditions, such as administrator flexibility, professional development cadres, and collaborative planning structures, can encourage teacher innovation with OER. (Substrategy: Content, Tools, and Services)

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