ISKME Blogs

Samantha Meazell    
  In music, call and response is a technique where one musician offers a phrase and a second player answers with a direct commentary or response to the offered phrase. The musicians build on...
Applications are now being accepted for ISKME’s 2012-2013 OER Fellowship Program Next month we’ll embark on our fourth year of the OER Fellowship Program. Each fall we accept up to eight...
Letha Goger, MA, MLIS    January 12, 2013
It is a new school year and I still find myself instinctively gearing up for the pace and rigor of starting a new year. Until a few years ago, my work was in California public schools, coordinating...
Megan Simmons    September 06, 2012
Last week’s blog by ISKME’s Director of Research, Cynthia Jimes, focused on how institutions are supporting the development of social and emotional learning skills in students. This week we’ll get a...
My colleague Amee Godwin’s recent blog post about the importance of supporting students’ social emotional learning made me reflect on my own experiences as an undergraduate in journalism. In my...
Samantha Meazell    
Like most good conversations, it started over dinner. This past October, my colleague Megan Simmons and I were in Chios, Greece facilitating Action Collabs for the inaugural Green Ideas Project. One...
Unpacking emotions to nurture student success As my colleague Shenandoah Weiss outlined in her last post, Lessons for Learning, managing fear, cultivating trust, and encouraging creativity are all...
Rudy Rubio    December 16, 2012
As my colleague Shen pointed out in her blog last week, a sense of community is critical for facilitating the learning process for both teachers and students. Unfortunately, community is not a word...
Shenandoah Weiss    July 04, 2012
Big Ideas Fest is ISKME’s annual education convening, where in addition to experiencing design thinking, participants are also engaged in an exciting and holistic conversation about learning. We know...
Samantha Meazell    
We are pleased to announce the upcoming two-day Action Collab™ Facilitator Training, September 19th and 20th in San Francisco.   The Facilitator Training includes: first-hand experience of the...