ISKME Blogs

Amee Evans Godwin    August 18, 2015
Try this teacher-created lesson on OER Commons: “Cross Curricular Approach to the Child Labor Practices of the 1800s and 1900s Industrial Revolution” Teachers embodying instructional leadership—this...
ISKME    June 26, 2015
We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab Facilitator Training, August 5th and 6th in San Francisco. This training is for those who want to learn how to facilitate design thinking...
Amee Evans Godwin    June 24, 2015
  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project addresses teachers’ familiarity with Common Core standards and multi-disciplinary learning through their collaborative authoring of...
Kendra Yee Cunningham    May 11, 2015
From children’s lunch boxes to online learning platforms for educators, user-centered design informs the products and services we engage with everyday. Kendra Cunningham, ISKME’s User Experience...
ISKME    March 24, 2015
“In the future I am going to do something that scares me more often.”    -Prior Big Ideas Fest 2014 ParticipantReflections like the one above are what keep me coming back every year as a...
ISKME    February 09, 2015
We’ve built in “improv"–the improvisational method of achieving cooperation–into the DNA of Action Collabs that we offer at ISKME. Most recently, a writer from San Francisco’s KQED Mind/Shift...
  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project addresses teacher isolation by building networks of collaborators. The project is part of the Teacher Practice Networks Initiative,...
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Talk about Big Ideas Fest success stories. Ashanti Branch walked off the stage at Big Ideas Fest 2014 and onto the stage at Sundance Film Festival in early 2015, where he premiered his documentary,...
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers; he's the one who asks the right questions. - Claude Lévi-Strauss Do you remember studying genetics in school? Perhaps you built a double...
ISKME and 23andMe invite educators to submit their ideas for ways to study life and social sciences using their own personal genetic information. Five winners will be selected to receive 23andMe kits...