ISKME Blogs

Rudy Rubio    December 16, 2012
As my colleague Shen pointed out in her blog last week, a sense of community is critical for facilitating the learning process for both teachers and students. Unfortunately, community is not a word...
Shenandoah Weiss    July 04, 2012
Big Ideas Fest is ISKME’s annual education convening, where in addition to experiencing design thinking, participants are also engaged in an exciting and holistic conversation about learning. We know...
Samantha Meazell    
We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab™ Facilitator Training, September 19th and 20th in San Francisco.   The Facilitator Training includes: first-hand experience of the...
Clare Middleton-Detzner    
An exciting development in education is the integration of design thinking into teaching and learning. Design thinking, long employed by designers and engineers, is an approach to problem-solving...
At the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), we are changing the face of professional development training for the 21st century educator by collaborating worldwide...
Do open educational resources (OER) matter to young people?While making a short video recently, entitled "Game Changer: Open Education in Changing the Rules", I posed questions related to...
Many students on the road to degree attainment are like travelers with no clear map, navigating at random, not always well informed about whether their daily and longer-term choices will result...
Today's students are not experiencing the same thing. Textbook prices have skyrocketed since the 1980s. And in the 1990s, the problem was exacerbated by publishers who tried to squelch the used...
In the past, those in the academy have been reluctant to quantify the value of a college education. In fact, it has long been argued that academic inquiry and other intangibles are what have made the...
Today's disruptive changes in education -- from the proliferation of digital devices to the availability of open educational resources, online universities, and badge-based certification -- have the...