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Site Review: Curriki

history educationSite URL: Curriki.com

Content:  Curriki curates content from a variety of academic disciplines and pays special attention to noteworthy teachers and content.

Design:  The site’s name comes from a combination of the terms curriculum and wiki, and its design represents a very good melding of the two. Everything here looks clean and uniform. Searching for and using the resources here is easy, thanks to an intuitive navigation. Even students are encouraged to use the site.

icivicsReview:  Curriki provides open-source educational resources in support of K-12 education. The site’s materials are available to teachers, students and parents via subscription. Because the majority of resources fall under a Creative Commons license, subscriptions are offered free of charge. Educational materials are provided by the Curriki community and peer-reviewed for adherence to standards, which means educators can be assured that they’re getting quality materials.

The site has over 370,000 educator, parent and student members, and has garnered over 9.1 million visits from around the world since its launch in 2006.

Bottom Line:  Curriki is a great place to find free, peer-reviewed materials for the classroom.

 

Article by Jason Tomaszewski, EducationWorld Associate Editor
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