ISKME In the News

A Broader View of OER: In Response to McShane’s Article on Open Education
Education Next,   November 02, 2016

Michael Q. McShane’s article, “Open Education: Is the federal government overstepping its role?” (Winter 2017) makes the case that educators are essentially consumers of open education resources (OER) who lack the time, skill, and support to handle the “administrivia” required to be serious developers of content and pedagogy that can meet the...
Eleanor Green (Lavender Courage) Shares Her Big Ideas Fest Experience
Twitter,   December 09, 2016

Alright, let’s talk about America! Long post inbound! My trip to California was short but amazing. 
Sharon’s Big Ideas Fest Experience
Teaching Bites,   December 16, 2016

Contrary to typical sit and get curriculum PD’s that go in one ear and out the other, the Big Ideas Fest is my favorite PD yet!  It’s life-changing and the founder and CEO of ISKME, Lisa Petrides and her team, carefully and intentionally curated amazing speakers who are making positive changes in our world....
Adventures With OER And Google Groups
Library Media Tech Talk,   December 17, 2016

I recently learned about Open Educational Resources (OER) during a webinar session I attended in October. Since then, I have been exploring these resources and trying to find ways to introduce them to our teaching staff. 
Big Idea Fest 2016,   December 17, 2016

Last week I attended “Big Idea Fest 2016” (BIF2016) presented by the team at the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME).  I did not know what to expect but I was eager to find out. 
Teens, Too: A Voice for Young People at Big Idea Fest 2016
Karma Compass,   December 18, 2016

One part of growing up poor in an urban environment, from my experience in New York City, is that you get stuck in a bubble, a sphere that is reinforced by socio-economic forces. For me that meant tenement houses in the Lower East Side, and later, the projects across from the notorious Ave D Housing projects. 
ATLAS: Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools
ATLAS,   January 11, 2017

The National Board aims to support teacher preparation by offering ATLAS (Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools). ATLAS is a unique, searchable online library of authentic videos showing National Board Certified Teachers at work in the classroom. Each video is accompanied by the teacher's written reflection about the instruction or the...