ISKME In the News

Preparing for the Big Ideas Fest
Teacher Leaders Network,   November 21, 2010

 Ariels Sacks, discussess her thoughts on Big Ideas Fest 2010 and preparing for her Rapid Fire Presentation. 
San Mateo County Coastside Child Care: Are parents satisfied?
Coastviews Magazine,   December 01, 2010

 Are Coastside families getting the child care services they need? The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education recently completed a study to assess parental satisfaction with Coastside child care, including existing challenges and suggestions for change.
Educational think tank to tackle 'Big Ideas' - Half Moon Bay Review
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 01, 2010

Early next week the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, will be abuzz with new ideas for educators, in the second annual Big Ideas Fest. Produced by the Princeton-based Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, the Big Ideas Fest will host more than 175 educators, students, educational policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs,...
Educational think tank to tackle 'Big Ideas'
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 01, 2010

Early next week the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, will be abuzz with new ideas for educators, in the second annual Big Ideas Fest. Produced by the Princeton-based Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, the Big Ideas Fest will host more than 175 educators, students, educational policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs,...
Dan Okrent, City Mayors and Stacy Schiff to Join Events
Wall Street Journal,   December 04, 2010

The academic and corporate worlds come together to share new thinking on education. Speakers include a middle-school principal, the head of nonprofit Futurelab and a Microsoft Corp. researcher. Sunday-Wednesday, the Ritz-Carlton hotel, Half Moon Bay, Calif. Registration of $650 includes events and meals. Bigideasfest.org
Half Moon Bay conference explores ideas for ed reform
San Jose Mercury News,   December 05, 2010

About 200 educators, students, researchers and others have converged in Half Moon Bay to explore and develop innovative ideas to improve education. The Big Ideas Fest tackles such challenging questions as: How can we ensure that new technologies flourish, and how can we make education relevant to all today's students at all levels of learning? The...
Systemic Change in Greece
Eric Duval's Weblog,   January 19, 2011

Do you ever wonder what you would do if you really had the power to change things? I feel that we often hide behind the less than convincing argument of ‘I would know how to organize things in my family-school-university! If only my partner-principal-rector would would allow me to …’   Well, last week, I had a meeting with...
Digital Natives on the San Mateo County Coast: Technology in the classroom
Coastviews Magazine,   March 01, 2011

In classroom C-109 at Cunha Intermediate School in Half Moon Bay, each of the eight science tables has a stack of textbooks and a laptop on it. As part of the 2010 BookServer and the Digital Classroom project, Deborah Cowden has been using technology in both her science and English language development classes for the past year to transform...
The Association of Educational Publishers and Creative Commons to Co-Lead Learning Resources Framework Initiative
Association of Educational Publishers,   June 07, 2011

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) and Creative Commons (CC) today announced a partnership to improve search results on the World Wide Web through the creation of a metadata framework specifically for learning resources. This work is being underwritten with grants from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Bill &...
Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier
KQED Mind Shift,   June 07, 2011

"This can do for students what John Dewey did for readers 150 years ago when he created standardized card cataloging."
Why are textbooks so expensive?
Mother Nature Network,   September 14, 2011

 College textbook prices increased at double the rate of inflation for several years but there are creative ways to find course materials for less.             
Open Education Sites Offer Free Content for All
KQED Mind Shift,   October 27, 2011

Open education sites exemplify how technology is democratizing education. These sites allow both learners and teachers to create their own curriculum, whether it’s used in or out of the classroom.