ISKME Blogs

Amee Evans Godwin    June 24, 2015
  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project addresses teachers’ familiarity with Common Core standards and multi-disciplinary learning through their collaborative authoring of...
  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project addresses teacher isolation by building networks of collaborators. The project is part of the Teacher Practice Networks Initiative,...
Andrea Saveri    June 26, 2015
We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab Facilitator Training, August 5th and 6th in San Francisco. The Facilitator Training includes:       First-hand...
Kendra Yee Cunningham    May 11, 2015
From children’s lunch boxes to online learning platforms for educators, user-centered design informs the products and services we engage with everyday. Kendra Cunningham, ISKME’s User Experience...
Andrea Saveri    March 24, 2015
“In the future I am going to do something that scares me more often.”    -Prior Big Ideas Fest 2014 ParticipantReflections like the one above are what keep me coming back every year as a...
ISKME    February 09, 2015
We’ve built in “improv"–the improvisational method of achieving cooperation–into the DNA of Action Collabs that we offer at ISKME. Most recently, a writer from San Francisco’s KQED Mind/Shift...
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Talk about Big Ideas Fest success stories. Ashanti Branch walked off the stage at Big Ideas Fest 2014 and onto the stage at Sundance Film Festival in early 2015, where he premiered his documentary,...
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers; he's the one who asks the right questions. - Claude Lévi-Strauss Do you remember studying genetics in school? Perhaps you built a double...
ISKME and 23andMe invite educators to submit their ideas for ways to study life and social sciences using their own personal genetic information. Five winners will be selected to receive 23andMe kits...
Julie Atkins    November 23, 2014
People leave Big Ideas Fest with lots of new ideas. They also leave with experiences that impact their work and their lives. Past participants keep us abreast of new insights they’ve gained into...