ISKME Blog Series

Open Education

Amee Evans Godwin    February 03, 2021
NEW UPDATE: ISKME announces an immediate opportunity for STEM faculty to participate in a short-term pilot study on STEM OER Accessibility, related to the project and guidebook described below. If...
ISKME    January 12, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new challenges to which California and its community colleges are being called upon to respond. Alongside the rising cost of...
Amee Evans Godwin    November 05, 2020
In higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new urgent challenges to which states and institutions have had to respond. Additionally,...
Amee Evans Godwin    July 02, 2018
Through open licensing, Open Educational Resources (OER) enable possibilities for new, more collaborative teaching and learning practices—because the materials can be used, adapted and shared...
Amee Evans Godwin    September 01, 2015
A powerful shift is in progress where, increasingly, librarian expertise in inquiry, 21st learning skills, and information literacy is becoming critical to STEM learning and classrooms and to the...
   March 16, 2020
Our team at ISKME has been closely following the news of school closures due to the coronavirus. In addition to accessing resources in our digital public library, you can benefit from the work done...
Amee Evans Godwin    April 13, 2016
All too often, the school librarian is an underutilized member of the team. As the use of digital content in school grows ever more connected to improved teaching and learning, school librarians...
Amee Evans Godwin    March 08, 2016
 ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project builds networks of teacher collaborators around OER authoring and sharing ISKME has been facilitating teacher...
Amee Evans Godwin    August 24, 2015
  An anchor text is the central text around which a lesson or unit is built. This may be, for example, a narrative piece, a data set, or an image. Students across disciplines engage with this...
Amee Evans Godwin    August 18, 2015
Try this teacher-created lesson on OER Commons: “Cross Curricular Approach to the Child Labor Practices of the 1800s and 1900s Industrial Revolution” Teachers embodying instructional leadership—this...