ISKME In the News

The University of Nairobi enhances education for all with Open Educational Resources
UNESCO,   March 11, 2015

UNESCO supported the University of Nairobi, Kenya, to transform four courses from static text into dynamic online learning materials and released with an open license that allows users to freely and legally access, use, and adapt the materials. The courses are hosted on [ISKME's] OER Commons Platform.
Action Collab Facilitator Training, April 27-28
April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015

We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab Facilitator Training, April 27th and 28th in San Francisco. The Facilitator Training includes: First-hand experience participating in an Action Collab process In-depth introduction to the process framework and rationale Improv exercise instructions and practice Approach for framing...
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s OER Grantees Meeting 2015
March 24, 2015 - March 27, 2015

Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, CAEvent InformationThe OER Grantees meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, and ends after lunch at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27.Venue InformationThe meeting will take place at the historic Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, California (601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito,...
Big Ideas Fest 2014 — Innovating around education
Not So Distant Future,   February 16, 2015

Technolibrarian Carolyn Foote shares her experience and her takeaways from ISKME's Big Ideas Fest.   Big Ideas Fest is a unique conference.   When I first saw tweets about it, even the name intrigued me.   Who wouldn’t want to talk about the big ideas? More workshop than conference, actually, it allows attendees...
Conference focuses on bringing Big Ideas home
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 31, 2014

Some big ideas start small. This year's Big Ideas Fest focused on "Education Innovation for a Small Planet," and it was a little different from previous years. Located here in Half Moon Bay, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education deserves praise, not just for embracing change, but for embodying it. Many changes were small...
QFI Teacher Sanaa ElKhattabi reflects on her trip to Big Ideas Fest
http://qfi.org/blog/qfi-teacher-sanaa-elkhattabi-reflects-on-her-trip-to-big-ideas-fest/,   December 30, 2014

QFI is a proud sponsor of Big Ideas Fest at Half Moon Bay. Big Ideas Fest is a unique three-day immersion into collaboration and design with a focus on modeling cutting-edge thinking in K-20 education. QFI sent five Arabic teachers from across the US; Alexander Porcelli, Sanaa Elkhattabi, Hayley Smith, Belal Joundeya and Fadi...
ISKME to Manage National Science Digital Library
NCAR UCAR,   December 16, 2014

Originally released by NCAR/UCAR Atmos NewsCONTACTS FOR THIS RELEASEDavid Hosansky, Head of Media Relations303-497-8611Bob Henson, Media Relations303-497-8605Sylvia Paull, ISKME Media Relations510-388-8932BOULDER -- Management of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) is being transferred this month from the University Corporation for...
Big Ideas Fest returns to Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 05, 2014

Big Ideas Fest, a three-day event hosted by the local Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, is returning to the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, Sunday through Dec. 10. The conference focuses on opportunities for innovation and cutting-edge thinking in education. At the end of the event, organizers recognize an individual with...
Achieve Posts 50th Common Core-Aligned Lesson through EQuIP Initiative
Achieve,   October 28, 2014

           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:MEDIA CONTACT: Chad Colby (202) 419-1570, ccolby@achieve.org NEWS STATEMENT Achieve Posts 50th Common Core-Aligned Lesson through EQuIP Initiative  50 Exemplar or Exemplar If Improved Lessons and Units are Now...
LRMI Implementation Case Study: ISKME OER Commons
Open World,   October 03, 2014

LRMI Implementation Case Study: ISKME OER Commons Posted on October 3, 2014 by lornamcampbell Co-authors & Project Team: Michelle Brennan, OER Information Services Manager; Lisa Petrides, CEO ISKME.
15 OER Tools for Educators
eSchool News,   July 15, 2014

Below you’ll find great sources for K-12 OER.  This is just a sampling of the OER tools available. Do you have a favorite OER tool or guide that isn’t listed here? Let us know in the comments section below. 1. OER CommonsOpen Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge...
Field-Testing Collaboration
PCMA Conviene,   June 30, 2014

The whole point of PCMA’s BIG IDEAS Challenge is to get meeting professionals to think about possibilities, think about innovation, think about creativity and imagination. But mostly to think about how meetings might be different.Read more: http://www.pcma.org/convene-content/convene-article/2014/06/01/field-testing-collaboration#....