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Sharing Learning Resources Strengthens Teaching Practice Amee Evans Godwin   March 08, 2016  ISKME’s “Teachers Advancing Common Core Learning” project builds networks of teacher collaborators around OER authoring and sharing ISKME has been facilitating teacher authoring of open educational resources (OER) through working with a...
School Librarians: Selecting the Best Anchor Text for STEM Learning Amee Evans Godwin   August 24, 2015   An anchor text is the central text around which a lesson or unit is built. This may be, for example, a narrative piece, a data set, or an image. Students across disciplines engage with this anchor text throughout a lesson or unit, using it as base upon which to build...
The Well-Rounded Lesson: History and Common Core Math Come Together As Teachers, and Students, Collaborate Amee Evans Godwin   August 18, 2015 Try this teacher-created lesson on OER Commons: “Cross Curricular Approach to the Child Labor Practices of the 1800s and 1900s Industrial Revolution” Teachers embodying instructional leadership—this is the ultimate goal driving ISKME’s work bringing teachers together across...
Unburden Your Emotional Backpack Amee Evans Godwin    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 essential building blocks for productive, holistic learning. I had a chance...
A Recent DEI Survey Reveals Sharing and Collaboration Needs Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    The Institute for Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) recently conducted a survey to look see how Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) projects want to share and collaborate. Specifically, the survey asked participants to reflect on how their DEI communities...
Research and Evaluation     Research that Educators Use to Learn and Improve   ISKME’s Research Group designs research that is focused on bringing practical improvement to education initiatives. Equipped with new knowledge and with evidence-based models, our education partners and...