ISKME In the News

Educational think tank to tackle 'Big Ideas'
Half Moon Bay Review,   December 1, 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,...
Preparing for the Big Ideas Fest
Teacher Leaders Network,   November 21, 2010

I've been preparing a solo presentation for the 2010 Big Ideas Fest in Half Moon Bay, California, hosted by ISKME--The Institute For the Study of Knowledge Management in Education.  I'm especially excited about this, not only because I get to spend several days on the West Coast, but because the conference, or festival,...
The Big Ideas Fest Pushes for Progress
KQED Mind Shift,   November 5, 2010

Creative thinkers and innovators will gather next month in Half Moon Bay to brainstorm and implement progressive ideas in education at the Big Ideas Fest.
Lisa Petrides: 'Superman' Puts Spotlight on Education
The Huffington Post,   September 28, 2010

On opening night I got to see the new documentary by Davis Guggenheim, "Waiting for 'Superman'," a film that is bringing cognitive dissonance to educators across the country. Before that, I had read a dozen or so well-written blogs that had described in detail the movie's "anti-teacher, union-bashing and pro-charter school stance...
Education Week's Digital Directions: Open-Content Licensing
Digital Directions,   July 23, 2010

As the movement for “open” education resources continues to grow, encouraging educators to share online curricula and materials for free, it’s become vital for ed-tech leaders and classroom teachers to understand the different types of licenses that make the process legal and safe.
CC Talks with ISKME's Lisa Petrides: Open Education and Policy
Creative Commons CC Talks Series,   June 29, 2010

Creative Commons interviews ISKME Founder Lisa Petrides on Open Educational Resources and policy.
ISKME's Lisa Petrides: Open Education and Policy | New Media Rights
New Media Rights,   June 29, 2010

CC Talks with ISKME's Lisa Petrides on Open Education and policy.
ISKME's Big Ideas Fest 2009 Program Highlights
Inside Out,   May 10, 2010

ArtsEd Brewster Kahle (keynote speaker), Founder, Internet Archive "It's when things are going [economically] down that people start to say I have to work together with other people in ways that I didn't have to before. And so I think we're in pretty good shape now that some the economy stuff is in trouble. [This will] cause some...
Open Educational Resources > OER Search by ISKME
Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, And Technologies,   March 4, 2010

OER Search [App] provides a quick and easy way to discover high quality open educational resources that are freely available online. Search from 30,000 resources that have been curated by educators, from over 300 collections and providers. OER Search is your guide to explore the growing world of open education and universal access to all knowledge.
A Custom Fit
THE Journal,   March 1, 2010

The movement toward open educational resources turns teachers into the shapers of curriculum, mixing and matching educational materials to create content that is tailor-made for the needs of their students.
OER Friday: Removing the Silos in Education
Curriki,   February 12, 2010

 Dr. Lisa Petrides, president and founder of the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, recently posted a blog entry that wonderfully articulates the increasingly important roll of the open education resource movement in education. She writes:  At ISKME, our research in open education and also in working with...
Open Educational Resources: The Education Ecosystem Comes to Life
Open Source dot com,   January 29, 2010

I was asked to explain why the introduction of open educational resources into the education ecosystem might in fact be one of the most important things that has happened to education in the last 100 years. I guess in centuries before we might have said that it was the Socratic Method, or the advent of public schooling, or teaching to the agrarian...