ISKME In the News

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...
Reaching Students Through STEM and the Arts National Science Teachers Association,   January 7, 2010 Teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are discovering that by adding an “A”—the arts—to STEM, learning will pick up STEAM. “Students remember science learning situations that contain multi-sensory, hands-on activities or experiments,” which the arts can bring to science lessons,...
Get Ivy League smarts - free - Top universities are now posting lectures online CNN Money,   October 30, 2009 (Money Magazine) -- Last autumn I took time off to go back to school. The timing turned out to be just right: My American economic history course at the University of California at Berkeley got to the Great Depression in early October, around the time everyone became convinced we were about to have another one.
Coastside child care: Needs met for some, parents get proactive Coastsider,   September 28, 2009 Shortfalls in meeting child care needs for San Mateo County Coastside families is a growing community concern. The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) recently completed a study to assess parental satisfaction with Coastside child care, including existing challenges and future suggestions for change.
Lisa Petrides: You Say You Want a Virtual Revolution? The Huffington Post,   September 17, 2009 In a provocative commentary published in Sunday’s Washington Post, frequent Huffington Post blogger Zephyr Teachout predicts that “a virtual revolution is brewing for colleges.” What digital technology has done to the newspaper business, it will soon do to higher education, she argues.