ISKME Blogs

Cynthia Jimes, Ph.D.    April 15, 2019
School librarians play a vital role in curating instructional resources to match the needs of their targeted school audiences. They have long been the experts in how to find resources and make them...
ISKME    January 14, 2019
Guest Blogger Barbara Illowsky, PhD I recently had the great privilege and honor to share some stories about my role in promoting Open Educational Resources (OER) during the recent Big Ideas Fest in...
ISKME    January 08, 2019
Guest Blogger Eve Boyle As I near the end of my PhD program in human paleobiology, I have become interested in how I can contribute to the Washington, D.C. STEM education community beyond the...
ISKME    October 19, 2018
Ashanti Branch, Founder of The Ever Forward Club, will be joining us once again to kick off the opening session at Big Ideas Fest 2018. His groundbreaking work helps students and educators all...
Lisa Petrides, Ph.D.    October 15, 2018
As an educator who has built a career around the research and practice of how the use of information and knowledge impacts continuous improvement in all aspects of education, I read with great...
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...
ISKME    December 05, 2017
This year ISKME celebrates fifteen years of local and global impact. From working with local students and educators, to partnerships with international consortia, we strive each day to connect,...
ISKME    October 16, 2017
By: Lisa Petrides, Amee Evans Godwin, and Cynthia Jimes Although some in the field of open educational resources (OER) and open access movements may seek to upend portions of the publishing...
Megan Simmons    February 28, 2017
Students are leading collaboration and change at South San Francisco High School with Action Collabs. It is 11:00 pm on the last night of Big Ideas Fest and I am in the library with students and...
ISKME    December 22, 2016
Dear Friends, We wanted to take a moment during this holiday season to thank you for your support of the work we do at ISKME. With your help we have been able to make continuous improvements to ...