To be a Schoolforge member, a group must be furthering the advancement of free resources into the educational field in some way. That could be by providing educational software, providing discussion for a for educators on using free software and other resources in the schools, providing documentation on using such resources, providing support services for such resources, etc.
SchoolForge's mission is to unify independent organizations that advocate, use, and develop open resources for education. SchoolForge is intended to empower member organizations to make open educational resources more effective, efficient, and ubiquitous by enhancing communication, sharing resources, and increasing the transparency of development. SchoolForge coalition members advocate the use of open source and free software, open texts and lessons, and open curricula for the advancement of education and the betterment of humankind.
To join the coalition
- Join the SchoolForge discussion group (email based), send an e-mail message to email@example.com with no subject and a body of "subscribe schoolforge-discuss"
- Create a user account on the website or login
- Once logged in, click the "Join SchoolForge Coalition" link within the "My Content" section.
- Complete the form and submit. Your application will be reviewed!
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