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ISKME's Lisa Petrides: Open Education and Policy | New Media Rights
New Media Rights,   June 28, 2010

CC Talks with ISKME's Lisa Petrides on Open Education and policy.
ISKME's Big Ideas Fest 2009 Program Highlights
Inside Out,   May 9, 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 29, 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 27, 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 16, 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.
Lisa Petrides: Digital Textbooks, Real Gains for Education
Huffington Post,   June 15, 2009

Governor Schwarzenegger has a plan to make California the first state in the nation to provide its schools with free digital textbooks. The initiative would start this fall with online materials for high school math and science classes. The Governor explained his thinking in an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury:
Maker Faire 09: ISKME Teaches Kids to Design Sustainability Solutions
Treehugger,   May 31, 2009

The very first thing that caught my eye at Maker Faire was a wall of plants, hooked up to solar panels and a wind turbine, that pumped water into a fish pond. I had to stop and ask, and turns out, it's a project that hopes to spark the imaginations of middle and high school kids for creating a world of sustainable food production. Click through to...