Ohio Resource Center

Welcome to the Ohio Resource Center

Funding has ended for core work of the Ohio Resource Center (ORC). The ORC websites ohiorc.org and rec.ohiorc.org are no longer available. Active projects will continue through September 30, 2016, and then ORC will officially close.

The ORC will no longer provide digital resources. The Ohio Department of Higher Education, Ohio Department of Education, The Ohio State University, and other professional organizations will provide access to select resources. To find out if the content you're interested in will remain available online after June 30, check below. Content may not be available immediately.

For questions regarding the transition of ORC content please contact:
The Ohio Resource Center at web@ohiorc.org or (614) 247-4792
The Ohio Department of Higher Education at edtech@highered.ohio.gov or 614-752-9472
The Ohio Department of Education at Marsha.Ward@education.ohio.gov or 614-728-5117

About the Ohio Resource Center

The ORC is a college-level center in The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. It was originally established in 1999 to make digital resources available for PreK-12 and higher education in order to support research-based best practices in the implementation of Ohio's academic standards.

Since its inception, the ORC has partnered with hundreds schools to provide Ohio educators and students with access to high-quality online materials and professional development including

  • Over 12,000 peer-reviewed, standards aligned free instructional resources for educators
  • Over 950 online courses for Ohio students
  • 161 College Board-approved Advanced Placement courses
  • 1,100 professional development resources for educators
  • 889 e-textbooks aligned to Ohio standards
  • 500 early childhood development resources for early childhood educators and childcare professionals
  • 34 credit recovery courses and over 59 other remedial resources to support struggling students
  • Professional development experiences for thousands of educators

ORC Content Map

Content from ohiorc.org After June 30, hosted by url
ilearnohio.org Ohio Department of Higher Education ilearnohio.org
Visitors to the ilearnohio.org site after June 30, 2016 will receive a notification message on the home page regarding resources and content. Hyperlinks will be provided that will redirect users to the new locations of all available educational content and resources. The home page will also contain a message asking visitors to save or bookmark new links before the current ilearnohio.org site goes dark on a predetermined date.
Early Childhood Inclusive Classroom Resources Ohio Department of Education to be determined
Online Course catalog (non-AP) Ohio Department of Higher Education ilearnohio.org
Online Course catalog (AP) Ohio Department of Higher Education ilearnohio.org
e-textbook catalog Ohio Department of Higher Education ilearnohio.org
Early Childhood lessons, resources, and activities to be determined to be determined
Early Childhood inquiry projects to be determined to be determined
Problem Corner and Stella's Stunners to be determined to be determined
EDCITE PD modules College of Education & Human Ecology The Ohio State University https://edcite.ehe.osu.edu/
NFTI Science Text Sets College of Education & Human Ecology The Ohio State University https://nfti-science.ehe.osu.edu/