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Course: Learning Resource Selection for K-12 Educators

Learning Resource Selection for K-12 Educators Course

Whether you are a beginning or experienced teacher, this course will support you in choosing appropriate resources for your classroom.

This course provides a Learning Resource Selection Model designed to support you in:

  • Making informed and thoughtful choices
  • Being aware of selection criteria and social considerations

Focused Education Members and Associate Members can access this course.

Enter your Focused Education login or create an account using your district email address.

Pre-service teachers: If you do not have an email account with a school district, access the course by visiting Open School BC’s website and registering for a free account:

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Anyone who selects learning resources for use with, or by, students, including pre-service teachers, new teachers and experienced teachers/administrators.

What Will I Learn?

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • State your responsibilities as they relate to learning resource selection
  • Understand our role in the formal resource evaluation process
  • Access the K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection
  • Apply the Learning Resource Selection Model
  • Make informed decisions when selecting learning resources for your classroom context

What is the Course Format & Outline?


  • Self-paced 45 min. online course
  • 4 modules, section quizzes and a final quiz
  • Videos and illustrative case studies


  • Introduction – Welcome
  • Module 1 – Discover the Learning Resource Selection Model
  • Module 2 – Check Reliable Resources
  • Module 3 – Learning Resource Selection Criteria
  • Module 4 – Make Your Decision

This course was developed with support from Open School BC.

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