Professional Development

Julie Atkins   November 03, 2014
We are excited that past participant Thomas Voden (Associate Professor of Mathematics and STEM Grant Director at Glendale Community College) will be returning to Big Ideas Fest this year as an Action Collab apprentice facilitator. Action Collabs are an integral part of Big...
Unpacking emotions to nurture student success As my colleague Shenandoah Weiss outlined in her last post, Lessons for Learning, managing fear, cultivating trust, and encouraging creativity are all essential building blocks for productive, holistic learning. I had a chance...
At the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), we are changing the face of professional development training for the 21st century educator by collaborating worldwide with educators, administrators, and students.The three areas we focus on...
ISKME’s Teachers as Makers Academy stimulates teachers’ creation of Open Educational Resources (OER), freely available online learning materials, in a collaborative format that covers the basics of finding and evaluating OER; and leads teachers through the design and remix...
ISKME’s OER Commons network unites teachers with a curated collection of over 30,000 open educational resources (OER). Providing access alone, however, does not empower teachers to integrate OER into K-12 classrooms and other settings. To address this critical...