Open Educational Resources
EduOnGo, EdGate Partner on OER Tool
EDUonGo, an e-learning platform, and EdGate Correlation Services, a
provider of educational standards and correlation services, have partnered to
help K-12 educators access free online resources, including open educational
The product is called EDUonGo + EdGate's Curriculum
Matrix, and as the name suggests, it integrates the EDUonGo platform with
resources from EdGate's Curriculum
Matrix. Together they provide educators with a curated collection of more
than 500,000 grade-specific online educational resources aligned to the Common
Core and state standards and organized into course collections by subject area.
Educators can use the Curriculum Matrix to search for and access resources and
then use EDUonGo to customize and deliver them to students through the EDUonGo
online learning environment.
"While free, online resources are a great alternative for schools to deliver
effective curriculum at a lower cost," said Ridvan Aliu, CEO of EDUonGo,
in a prepared statement, "sorting through them to find ones that are appropriate
for a specific grade level and subject area, and aligning them to standards, is
a daunting and time-consuming prospect for many teachers."
EDUonGo + EdGate's Curriculum Matrix is intended to address that challenge.
"Through EdGate's partnership with EDUonGo, we are bringing order to the
delivery of free and OER content in the context of educational
standards," said Gina Faulk, general manager of EdGate, in a prepared
The EDUonGo + EdGate's Curriculum Matrix will be offered through an annual
subscription fee for individual teachers or entire school districts. For
additional information or to sign up as a beta tester, visit EDUonGo's site.
Leila Meyer is a technology writer based in British Columbia. She can be reached at [email protected].