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Lesson Plans for Sale: The New Online Ed Market

While textbook publishing companies struggle to keep up with content that aligns with newly adopted Common Core standards, teachers are finding relief in the form of peer-created materials online.

PSJA Southwest High School english teacher, Cindie Rivera, talks to small groups on Greek and Roman mythology in her classroom at PSJA Southwest High School in Pharr, Texas Tuesday November, 23, 2010.

While textbook publishing companies struggle to keep up with content that aligns with newly adopted Common Core standards, teachers are finding relief in the form of peer-created materials online. Sites like Teachers Pay Teachers, BetterLesson.com and ShareMyLesson.com all provide a marketplace for teachers to sell their lesson plans and materials to other educators. (Slate)

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