ISKME In the News

OER Professional Development Facilitation Training
August 1, 2013 - August 2, 2013

Interested in bringing ISKME’s award-wining Open Educational Resource (OER) Professional Development (PD) Training Program to your school, organization, or community?   Join us for a two-day facilitation training where you’ll explore OERCommons.org tools and resources, practice open innovation learning techniques, improve your facilitation...
Search Engines for Open Access Web Resources
October 25, 2012

OER Commons Green: Aggregating Best-in-Class Green Open Educational Resources Madalina Ungur & Vassilis ProtonotariosAgro-Know TechnologiesGreece   Dedicated to sustainability and resource conservation, OER Commons Green was developed by The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) in collaboration with Agro-...
INFUSION Lunch with Lisa Petrides to talk about Big Ideas
October 17, 2012

Almost 12 years ago, Lisa Petrides, a Columbia University professor of education, decided to quit academia and build an entirely new system of education based on free and open access for all. Using her connections and reputation as an innovator, she raised millions in grants to start a nonprofit institute in Half Moon Bay known as ISKME, which...
Big Ideas Fest, Dec 2-5
December 2, 2012 - December 5, 2012

Big Ideas Fest convenes all education stakeholders in redesigning the future of education. ISKME’s annual event brings together teachers, policy makers, researchers, edupreneurs, students, and funders who are championing the transformation of K-20 education.    Working across traditional silos in education, Big Ideas Fest engages...
Action Collab Facilitator Training, Sept 19-20
September 19, 2012 - September 20, 2012

We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab™ Facilitator Training, September 19th and 20th in San Francisco.   The Facilitator Training includes: a first-hand experience of the Action Collab process; an in-depth introduction to the framework; improv exercise instructions and practice; and participation in role-...
Green Ideas 2011 Action Collab
October 5, 2011 - October 7, 2011

ISKME's Action Collab at Green Ideas 2011 in Mesta, Chios, Greece Design Challenge: How might we create collaboration opportunities for communities to share green knowledge? This three day event will bring together people, organizations and institutions interested in agriculture, biodiversity and rural education to explore green collaboration...
Educause Learning Impact 2011 Online Fall Focus Session: Open Educational Content: Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities
September 15, 2011

ISKME Founder and President Lisa Petrides presents from 10:00 am to 10:35 am:     
Action Collab Facilitator Training
September 26, 2011 - September 27, 2011

An organization’s performance is enhanced by engaging – and igniting – big ideas that are often untapped in people. As a way to catalyze new thinking, we’re pleased to announce a dynamic new training session for Organizational Development facilitators that uses a design-focused framework to foster fresh ideas, and more importantly, directly leads...
OER Series Webinar on Finding and Using OER: The WHERE and the WHEN
August 17, 2011

“Finding and Using OER: The WHERE and the WHEN,” is the second webinar in the The OER series sponsored by College Open Textbooks, Connexions, IMS Global, MERLOT andSoftChalk. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, at 12 pm PST with COT members MERLOT, ISKME, IMS Global andSoftChalk among the organizations presenting. Cathy...
New York Teachers as Makers Academy
September 24, 2011 - September 25, 2011

A two day professional development teacher training for the Maker inside each of us. We will explore how Maker-Teacher collaboration can facilitate innovation in the classroom. The Makers’ Projects are points of inspiration for Teachers as they experience (Do It Yourself) DIY inquiry and design. Teachers will have time to...
Detroit Teachers as Makers Academy
August 3, 2011 - August 4, 2011

A two day professional development teacher training for the Maker inside each of us. We will explore how Maker-Teacher collaboration can facilitate innovation in the classroom. The Makers’ Projects are points of inspiration for Teachers as they experience (Do It Yourself) DIY inquiry and design. Teachers will have time to brainstorm,...
Big Ideas Fest 2011
December 4, 2011 - December 7, 2011

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.