Curriki - Social Network for Educators to Exchange Lessons, Textbooks and Courses

Curriki - Social Network for Educators to Exchange Lessons, Textbooks and Courses

Curriki is a non-profit organization that provides students, teachers and parents with free-access to quality education content. This unique web 2.0 platform allows educators to find and publish lessons, text books and course and connect to other educators worldwide.

Since its creation in 2004, Curriki has registered more than 4,00,000 members who have generated 56,725 resources for primary and secondary level students.

According to the Curriki website, “Curriki originated from the idea that technology can play a crucial role in breaking down the barriers of the Education Divide—the gap between those who have access to high-quality education and those who do not. Curriki helps bridge this divide by providing free and open resources to everyone.

Receive and Give Resources

Curriki has around 56,000 resources ranging from simple lessons to full course. All these resources are donated by experienced teachers. The main goal is to provide everyone free and open access of resources. Not just this, you can also contribute by uploading your best resources. Educators can now upload courses, units as well as other learning resources. Educators can upload anything from a simple-tip to comprehensive.

Contribute by uploading your original lesson plans, units, courses, and other learning resources to share standards-based lesson plans.

  • Add lesson plans from your device (laptop, PC). This platform supports Word, Excel, PDF, PowerPoint, .notebook, and other file formats.
  • You can also upload videos
  • Create lesson plans using the templates or from “scratch” using wiki tools available on the website.

By uploading you content on Curriki, users can also nominate their content for expert review. You can even rate as well as share resources on various social media platforms. Getting feedback from others about your resource is definitely good for you.

How to Collect Resources on Curriki?

At Curriki, one can browse subjects by category:

  • Arts
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Health
  • Information and Media Literacy
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • World languages  

Model of Success

The three key elements define the success of Curriki:

Quality

Curriki encourages association by educators across the globe for best learning resources and for continuous improvement.


Independent Learning

On Curriki, students can access to high-quality study material that is highly engaging and interests them a lot, that fosters deeper learning in them.

Efficiency and Cost Savings

With lot of quality content available over Curriki, cost can be cut dramatically and enable educators to make better use resources.

With Curriki, one can get free and equal access of best curriculum materials.

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About the Author
Author: Prasanna Bharti
Prasanna is a blogger by profession, and loves to write about education technology. Her write-ups intend to provide a deep insight about enormous resources and ideas available to make learning better and effective with the use of technology.
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