ISKME Blogs

Amee Evans Godwin    July 02, 2018
Through open licensing, Open Educational Resources (OER) enable possibilities for new, more collaborative teaching and learning practices—because the materials can be used, adapted and shared...
ISKME    December 05, 2017
This year ISKME celebrates fifteen years of local and global impact. From working with local students and educators, to partnerships with international consortia, we strive each day to connect,...
ISKME    October 16, 2017
By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing...
Megan Simmons    February 28, 2017
Students are leading collaboration and change at South San Francisco High School with Action Collabs. It is 11:00 pm on the last night of Big Ideas Fest and I am in the library with students and...
ISKME    December 22, 2016
Dear Friends, We wanted to take a moment during this holiday season to thank you for your support of the work we do at ISKME. With your help we have been able to make continuous improvements to ...
Lisa Petrides, Ph.D.    December 01, 2016
  Our vision for Big Ideas Fest has always been to break through the comfort zone of typical education conferences—with the goal of creating a space to empower educators, catalyze collaboration...
ISKME    November 21, 2016
  We are thrilled to announce ISKME's partnership with the Ever Forward Club to kick off Big Ideas Fest 2016. Young men from The Ever Forward Club along with Founder Ashanti Branch, will conduct...
ISKME    November 04, 2016
  As we put the final plans into place for ISKME’s 8th annual Big Ideas Fest, we are pleased to announce our partnership with the Born This Way Foundation and Intel’s Hack Harassment Initiative...
ISKME    October 18, 2016
  Our director of Action Collabs, Andrea Saveri chatted with facilitator Emily Simas to learn about her experience. Action Collab facilitators see the Big Ideas Fest (BIF) from a unique...
ISKME    September 06, 2016
To kick off the school year, ISKME is hosting a Back to School Haiku Competition. Educators are invited to create an original haiku that describes how they will support student success this year,...