Curriki = curriculum + wiki

Curriki is an online environment created to support the development and free distribution of world-class educational materials to anyone who needs them.

It has three main functions:

  1. To find and collect resources in a comprehensive repository of teaching and learning materials
  2. To publish new curricula to the repository
  3. To connect with other educators.

The materials are mainly focused on K-12 curricula in the areas of mathematics, science, technology, reading and language arts, and languages.  Content-area experts and teachers review and rate resources in the Curriki repository quality of teaching and learning materials.

Curriki provides six different lesson plan templates or educators are able to publish curriculum from scratch.  There are also many options to customize the subject, educational level, rights, access privilege, and license.

Helpful videos to get started:
Overview:
http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/download/Coll_curriki/VideoTutorialMyCurrikiOverview/MyCurrikiOverview.swf

Looking at Resources:
http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/download/Coll_curriki/VideoTutorialViewingaResource/WhatResourceLooksLike1.swf

Managing Resources:
http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/download/Coll_curriki/VideoTutorialManagingResourcesUsingMyContributions/ManageContributionsProj.swf

More information:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-barbara-kurshan/the-disruptive-innovation_b_291495.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/01/technology/01ping.html?_r=2&src=me&ref=technology
http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/22899