ISKME Blogs

Educating to Be Human Lisa Petrides, Ph.D.    December 01, 2016   Our vision for Big Ideas Fest has always been to break through the comfort zone of typical education conferences—with the goal of creating a space to empower educators, catalyze collaboration...
Taking Off the Mask at Big Ideas Fest ISKME    November 21, 2016   We are thrilled to announce ISKME's partnership with the Ever Forward Club to kick off Big Ideas Fest 2016. Young men from The Ever Forward Club along with Founder Ashanti Branch, will conduct...
Hack Harassment at Big Ideas Fest 2016 ISKME    November 04, 2016   As we put the final plans into place for ISKME’s 8th annual Big Ideas Fest, we are pleased to announce our partnership with the Born This Way Foundation and Intel’s Hack Harassment Initiative...
Big Ideas Fest - The Action Collab Facilitator Perspective ISKME    October 18, 2016   Our director of Action Collabs, Andrea Saveri chatted with facilitator Emily Simas to learn about her experience. Action Collab facilitators see the Big Ideas Fest (BIF) from a unique...
Back to School Haiku Competition ISKME    September 06, 2016 To kick off the school year, ISKME is hosting a Back to School Haiku Competition. Educators are invited to create an original haiku that describes how they will support student success this year,...
BIFnik Spotlight: Bryan Lakatos ISKME    August 09, 2016   We caught up with Bryan Lakatos, Director of Technology & Innovation at The Miami Valley School in Dayton, OH. In addition to being a two time BIFnik, Bryan attended our recent Action...
Beyond Big Ideas Fest: Featuring Tara Jahn ISKME    July 26, 2016   We love having educators come to Big Ideas Fest for the first time. When they come back year after year and bring their colleagues, it's even better. We caught up with Colorado Education...
What Role Does Theory Play in OER Success? ISKME    July 06, 2016 Last month, OER research got some serious air time. I attended a convening of researchers, school district leaders, state departments of education, and funders at the National Science Foundation in...
Moving from Skill to Personal Practice ISKME    May 16, 2016 It's a philosophy of life. A practice. If you do this, something will change, what will change is that you will change, your life will change, and if you can change you, you can perhaps change the...
From Stories to Solutions: Action Collabs in Action Erin O'Connell    May 03, 2016 It’s not often that we see evidence for the claim that a small group of people can make enormous leaps in understanding and problem solving in a short amount of time, but that is exactly what ISKME’s...