• Full semester OER curriculum
• eBooks for students
• Weekly lesson help


Get students thinking.
Use media they like.
No cost, no kidding.


Certell creates engaging, free, full-semester curriculum that empowers teachers and gets students thinking.
Certell creates engaging, free, full-semester curriculum that empowers teachers and gets students thinking.

    WHY CERTELL

Why Certell makes sense for teachers:

Our curriculum is a comprehensive, full-semester course.
  • Everything you need to teach one of our courses is included. No scrambling for content.
Every course includes an eBook every student can use.
  • No expensive textbooks to buy. Free and unlimited access for teachers and students.
We make students think.
  • We design our courses and lessons to ask intriguing, thought-provoking questions.
We meet national and state standards.
  • We are aligned with applicable AP standards, Common Core and National Council for the Social Studies C3 Framework.

We operate independently.
  • We are not funded by special interest groups.
  • Our donors - many whom prefer to remain anonymous - do not have input into course content.
It’s free.
  • We are a nonprofit funded by people and organizations that are passionate about education.
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Our curriculum is a comprehensive, full-semester course.
  • Everything you need to teach one of our courses is included. No scrambling for content.
Every course includes an eBook every student can use.
  • No expensive textbooks to buy. Free and unlimited access for teachers and students.
We make students think.
  • We design our courses and lessons to ask intriguing, thought-provoking questions.
We meet national and state standards.
  • We are aligned with applicable AP standards, Common Core and National Council for the Social Studies C3 Framework.

We operate independently.
  • We are not funded by special interest groups.
  • Our donors - many whom prefer to remain anonymous - do not have input into course content.
It’s free.
  • We are a nonprofit funded by people and organizations that are passionate about education.
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Why Certell makes sense for students:

Our content is media-rich, and students love it.
  • Our courses are packed with culturally relevant videos and sound bites that get their attention.
Right-sized reading grabs – and holds – students’ interest.
  • Because students don’t read like they used to, we make our reading concise to quickly illustrate key concepts.
We present both sides of an argument.
  • Certell offers compelling, objective information so students can form their own worldview.
  • Our goal is to assist you in helping your students to develop critical thinking, communications and problem-solving skills.
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Our content is media-rich, and students love it.
  • Our courses are packed with culturally relevant videos and sound bites that get their attention.
Right-sized reading grabs – and holds – students’ interest.
  • Because students don’t read like they used to, we make our reading concise to quickly illustrate key concepts.
We present both sides of an argument.
  • Certell offers compelling, objective information so students can form their own worldview.
  • Our goal is to assist you in helping your students to develop critical thinking, communications and problem-solving skills.
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    HOW IT WORKS

Empower your passion for teaching

Today’s students have grown up with technology in their hands (including instant accessibility to media) as part of their everyday life. And we’re leveraging that so you can make it part of your everyday classroom. Instead of substituting education with entertainment, we uniquely, strategically blend tech with teaching in a way that empowers teachers and engages students to become common-sense-equipped for real life.

Today’s students have grown up with technology in their hands (including instant accessibility to media) as part of their everyday life. And we’re leveraging that so you can make it part of your everyday classroom. Instead of substituting education with entertainment, we uniquely, strategically blend tech with teaching in a way that empowers teachers and engages students to become common-sense-equipped for real life.

Try it. Teach it.

Here’s the good news. If you’re a…

  • Seasoned Teacher who’s looking to refresh a course you’re already teaching, you can
    supplement it with specific lessons and activities from our curriculum.
  • New Teacher and/or new to the subjects of economics, government, or American
    history, you can teach using our courses “right out of the box.”
  • Curriculum Coordinator or Administrator who is making a push to use Open Educational Resources (OER),
    you can save yourself countless hours of scouring the web for materials by recommending our
    courses to your teachers.

We’re all about empowering teachers to engage students. Whether you use a course as is or supplement it with other materials, we encourage you to try it, teach it, and make it your own.

Here’s the good news. If you’re a…

  • Seasoned Teacher who’s looking to refresh a course you’re already teaching, you can
    supplement it with specific lessons and activities from our curriculum.
  • New Teacher and/or new to the subjects of economics, government, or American
    history, you can teach using our courses “right out of the box.”
  • Curriculum Coordinator or Administrator who is making a push to use Open Educational Resources (OER),
    you can save yourself countless hours of scouring the web for materials by recommending our
    courses to your teachers.

We’re all about empowering teachers to engage students. Whether you use a course as is or supplement it with other materials, we encourage you to try it, teach it, and make it your own.



    NO COST TO YOU


 
  • Courses available in both online Learning Management System (LMS) and offline Digital versions.
  • Each course has a free interactive eBook available through Certell’s eReader.
    • Available through: popular web browsers.
Go to our downloads page and select your curriculum package.

Created By Teachers. For Teachers. To Empower Teachers.

 
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phone: 317-870-1050
email: support@certell.org