ISKME In the News

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Annual OER Meeting 2016
February 16, 2016 - February 19, 2016

Event InformationHosted by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Annual OER Meeting 2016, will take place on a steamboat that will wind its way along the Mississippi River, departing from and returning to New Orleans, Louisiana. The boat, American Queen, will make...
Big ideas Fest é inspiração do começo ao fim
Instituto Educadigital,   December 14, 2015

Evento anual de Design Thinking na educação realizado na Califórnia, fala de disrupção no conteúdo e na organização e evidencia o desgaste dos formatos tradicionais Por Priscila Gonsales Imagine reunir mais de uma centena e meia de educadores em um único evento cujo tema é “desenhando o futuro da educação” de forma que todos...
Learn How to Facilitate an Action Collab
March 28, 2016 - August 1, 2016

Sign up for one of our upcoming Action Collab Facilitator Training sessions! Action Collabs help groups discover innovative fixes to practical challenges and create real value for educators and learners. It is a collaborative approach to problem-solving that combines human-centered design thinking concepts with improvisation techniques to unlock a...
A NOTE FROM EDUCATION REIMAGINED: Refections from the Big Ideas Fest
Educaton Reimagined,   December 18, 2015

Dear Pioneers,  Last week, I had the opportunity to be in attendance at the Big Ideas Fest (BIF) in San Jose, California. This gathering, now in its 7th year, brought together 175 curious practitioners and innovators in the feld of education for an immersive design-thinking professional learning experience.   What struck me most about...
Big Ideas Fest 2015 + #dtk12chat = my brain exploding
New Teaching New Learning,   December 03, 2015

I am exhausted beyond belief and completely out of my gourd psyched to be attending my second ISKME Big Ideas Fest (#bif2015) this week in sunny, if not exactly warm, San Jose, CA. We're only about four hours into the event and already my poor, travel-weary brain is exploding with thoughts, ideas, and schemes. I've met...
School Librarians Team Up With Teachers to Create Freely Available STEM Lessons
Education Week,   September 04, 2015

School librarians and STEM teachers in seven New Hampshire school districts are working together to co-plan and share lessons as part of a program aimed at bridging the gap between librarians—and the resources they have access to—and STEM teachers, who are increasingly tasked with focusing on literacy in their classrooms. Read More.
The University of Nairobi enhances education for all with Open Educational Resources
UNESCO,   March 11, 2015

UNESCO supported the University of Nairobi, Kenya, to transform four courses from static text into dynamic online learning materials and released with an open license that allows users to freely and legally access, use, and adapt the materials. The courses are hosted on [ISKME's] OER Commons Platform.
Action Collab Facilitator Training, April 27-28
April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015

We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab Facilitator Training, April 27th and 28th in San Francisco. The Facilitator Training includes: First-hand experience participating in an Action Collab process In-depth introduction to the process framework and rationale Improv exercise instructions and practice Approach for framing...
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s OER Grantees Meeting 2015
March 24, 2015 - March 27, 2015

Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, CAEvent InformationThe OER Grantees meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, and ends after lunch at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27.Venue InformationThe meeting will take place at the historic Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, California (601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito,...
Big Ideas Fest 2014 — Innovating around education
Not So Distant Future,   February 16, 2015

Technolibrarian Carolyn Foote shares her experience and her takeaways from ISKME's Big Ideas Fest.   Big Ideas Fest is a unique conference.   When I first saw tweets about it, even the name intrigued me.   Who wouldn’t want to talk about the big ideas? More workshop than conference, actually, it allows attendees...
Conference focuses on bringing Big Ideas home
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 31, 2014

Some big ideas start small. This year's Big Ideas Fest focused on "Education Innovation for a Small Planet," and it was a little different from previous years. Located here in Half Moon Bay, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education deserves praise, not just for embracing change, but for embodying it. Many changes were small...
QFI Teacher Sanaa ElKhattabi reflects on her trip to Big Ideas Fest,   December 30, 2014

QFI is a proud sponsor of Big Ideas Fest at Half Moon Bay. Big Ideas Fest is a unique three-day immersion into collaboration and design with a focus on modeling cutting-edge thinking in K-20 education. QFI sent five Arabic teachers from across the US; Alexander Porcelli, Sanaa Elkhattabi, Hayley Smith, Belal Joundeya and Fadi...