Collaborative Learning

   
School Librarians Advancing STEM Learning is a three-year project that includes training school librarians and STEM teachers to collaboratively build literacy-focused, STEM lessons for K-12. The goal is to support professional learning cohorts to elevate and expand the role...
   
With support from the Metlife Foundation, ISKME has been facilitating a Knowledge Collaborative for Cross-Organizational Learning (KCCOL) for seven grantee organizations, including: Learning Forward, Asia Society’s Partnership for Global Learning, New Teacher Center,...
   
The Cyberlearning at Community Colleges (C3) Project is designed to engage biology faculty in forming communities to leverage digital library resources and social networking technologies toward enhanced biology instruction. Through professional development and social...
   
 As external evaluator for the project, Collaborative Research: CI-TEAM Implementation Project — The Signal Processing Education Network, ISKME formatively and summatively evaluated the project’s efforts to support a network of teachers, students and...
   
The Griot project, an initiative of UC Berkeley's Leadership Connection for Justice in Education, seeks to support veteran school leaders in becoming griots, or messengers and actors of change who can re-imagine and reform urban schools to meet the needs of their...
   
ISKME conducted an independent study of KaBOOM! on the community impact of building play spaces. The project looked at how community-build processes and sites are impacting children and their parents, the community organizations and funding organizations involved (community...
   
ISKME conducted an information audit for Grantmakers for Education (GFE), seeking to develop a better understanding of GFE members’ information needs prior to the design and implementation of an internal knowledge management system. 
 In 2008, ISKME conducted a study to examine the feasibility of and design for an initiative that engages teachers, learners, and practitioners in the collaborative process of developing, using, and improving freely available Open Educational Resources (OER) in the...
Based in South Africa, Siyavula was launched in 2008 with the purpose of offering curriculum-aligned open educational resources (OER) to teachers across all grades, subjects, and learning areas. Siyavula resources include a comprehensive set of workbooks and teacher's...
A wide range of individuals and organizations are actively involved in the development of free-to-use open educational resources (OER). Because the field is so new, there have been few opportunities to share learnings and advances across projects and boundaries. Little is...