OpenSkill Impact Grant Q&A Session (with Recording)


OpenSkill Impact Grant Q&A Session

Watch David Schönstein, OpenSkill Program Manager and Head of Inspark show the OpenSkill Tools and Content packages and explain grant eligibility and what grant recipients can expect.


OpenSkill is providing up to $10,000 in grant funding, through the spring, summer, and fall of 2022. The team at Arizona State University will be providing services ranging from technology integration to learning design to course development in LMSs. Faculty will work with OpenSkill to bundle active learning tools (assignments using OpenSkill Tools) and curated OER (Content Packages in five disciplines) to use as textbook replacements at scale.

OpenSkill Highlights:
  • Curated course material, like a digital textbook, with ancillary resources and formative assessments in 5 different disciplines
  • Ready-to-use faculty created and learning designer reviewed assignments using the Tools 
  • Cohesive course structure of units and lessons tied to Learning Objectives
  • A team dedicated to improve student learning experiences and lowering student costs with evidenced based research

Teach with Inspark OER

About the Inspark Teaching Network

The Inspark Teaching Network is a partnership between institutions of tertiary and secondary education, scientists, researchers, and education experts working to transform teaching and learning. The network has created a series of courses empowering educators to collaborate, build, and share next-generation learning experiences. The courseware harnesses the latest personalized, interactive digital learning technologies, while focusing on active learning, designed to spark a virtuous circle of student curiosity, discovery, and exploration. The Inspark Teaching Network is powered by the Smart Sparrow platform, in partnership with Arizona State University's Center for Education Through eXploration, and initially funded by a Gates Foundation grant. Learn more at