Pedagogical Practices

   
Music open educational resources (OER) have the potential to fill gaps in access to instructional materials for K-12 music teachers and learners, and to support teachers and learners as content creators and collaborators in meeting educational goals. This study explores the...
   
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...
Launched in July 2014, Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning (TACCL) was an 18-month project facilitated by ISKME, and supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Practice Networks Initiative. TACCL provides training and resources to support teachers in...
Kate Katz   
It’s 2014, and we have come a long way since the launch of the OER movement – from small beginnings to significant inroads among educators, learners, advocates and policymakers. Together we are changing the way teachers and learners access and use educational...
   
Al-Masdar means The Source in Arabic and this site is a rich source of resources, opportunity, and community for Arabic language teachers. Built upon the full OER Commons infrastructure, Al-Masdar includes functionality that allows teachers to build professional affinity...
   
The Primary Source Project (PSP) is a timely effort being conducted by ISKME, supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to collaboratively create a slim canon of openly accessible and contextualized primary sources on...
   
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...
   
Despite the upsurge in online developmental education course offerings in recent years, there is a dearth in knowledge on the optimal context to support such courses, and on how they are being taught, perceived and experienced by instructors. This study sought to explore...