ISKME Blogs

Clare Middleton-Detzner    
An exciting development in education is the integration of design thinking into teaching and learning. Design thinking, long employed by designers and engineers, is an approach to problem-solving...
At the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), we are changing the face of professional development training for the 21st century educator by collaborating worldwide...
Do open educational resources (OER) matter to young people?While making a short video recently, entitled "Game Changer: Open Education in Changing the Rules", I posed questions related to...
Many students on the road to degree attainment are like travelers with no clear map, navigating at random, not always well informed about whether their daily and longer-term choices will result...
Today's students are not experiencing the same thing. Textbook prices have skyrocketed since the 1980s. And in the 1990s, the problem was exacerbated by publishers who tried to squelch the used...
In the past, those in the academy have been reluctant to quantify the value of a college education. In fact, it has long been argued that academic inquiry and other intangibles are what have made the...
Today's disruptive changes in education -- from the proliferation of digital devices to the availability of open educational resources, online universities, and badge-based certification -- have the...
ISKME’s Teachers as Makers Academy stimulates teachers’ creation of Open Educational Resources (OER), freely available online learning materials, in a collaborative format that covers the basics of...
Next Wednesday, January 11th, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, the Internet Archive and ISKME will co-host a conversation that explores the concept of custom schooling, which is a model of individualized teaching...
Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    
ISKME’s 3rd annual Big Ideas Fest (www.bigideasfest.org) was held this week in Half Moon Bay, CA, and as promised, creative doers and thinkers from diverse levels of education gathered to learn from...