ISKME In the News

Libraries as Knowledge-Driven Learning Environments
November 2, 2017 - November 2, 2017

L’evento si svolgerà in inglese con traduzione simultanea. Per registrarsi inviare un email a f.wallner@aur.eduIn continuità con l’evento del 23 ottobre “Biblioteche per apprendere” si riceve e volentieri diffonde il seguente invito al workshop “Libraries as Knowledge-Driven Learning Environments” sulle biblioteche come luoghi che promuovono...
States, Not Publishers, Driving Innovation in the Curriculum Marketplace
New America,   November 1, 2017

Over the past five years, education leaders and researchers have finally begun to focus on the need for quality, standards-aligned curricula. Now the question is: Where will these curricula come from? Will schools continue to rely on traditional publishers, buying whatever is available in the curriculum marketplace, or is there another way?
Oltre la Scuola 4.0, aprire le risorse educative e didattiche nell'era digitale
October 31, 2017

In questi anni la scuola ha spinto molto sul pedale della digitalizzazione. Esperienze per l'apprendimento e l'insegnamento come la robotica, le flipped classroom, le classi virtuali e digitali, la creazione di blog e podcast, l'utilizzo dell'open source, sono diventate oggetto di momenti formativi e di applicazioni pratiche diffuse. Tutto questo...
A Classe del 21° Secolo
October 30, 2017 - October 30, 2017

In questo momento di grandi cambiamenti, come ci stiamo preparando ad affrontare le nuove sfide educative? Come può la scuola contribuire a formare i cittadini del futuro? Un incontro per parlare di personalizzazione di ambienti di apprendimento e co-creazione di contenuti open source.  
The Untapped Potential of Open-Source for Education
eLearningInside News,   October 4, 2017

Some say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. The open-source movement begs to differ. The prevalence of eLearning has made it easier than ever to create and share open-source resources.
What’s Up With OER Adoption
Information Today, Inc.,   October 1, 2017

The time has come for K–12 educators to embrace the digital age and, along with it, OERs. As Erik P.M. Vermeulen states in his Aug. 13, 2017, Hacker Noon post “Education in a Digital Age,” we need “a whole new approach to education … [because] we are experiencing a ‘digitization of reality’. This is the result of the global proliferation of new...
Plenary Session: Contributions of OER to SDG4 – From Commitments to Actions
September 19, 2017

panelist: Lisa Petrides, Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) panelist: Verena Metze-Mangold, German Commission for UNESCOpanelist: Nawal Al Khater, Ministry of Education Bahrainpanelist: Dominic Orr, Institute for Education and Socio-Economic Research and Consulting (FiBS)panelist: Borhene...
BMCC Secures Tax Levy Funding for Free Textbook Program
Borough of Manhattan Community College,   August 21, 2017

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Open Educational Resources (OER) has received official notification that it will receive $371,750 in tax levy funding from the City University of New York Office of Academic Affairs. The funds are part of a greater $8 million state of New York investment that seeks to...
AASL announces 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning
American Library Association,   June 23, 2017

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. The annual list honors 25 websites that provide enhanced learning and curriculum development for school librarians and their teacher collaborators....
Q&A with TJ Bliss: It’s an exciting time for open educational resources
the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation,   June 12, 2017

About a month ago, Hewlett Foundation’s open educational resources grantees gathered in Canada to reflect on progress in the OER field and how equity plays a role. Coming out of the conference, we asked education program officer TJ Bliss what trends he’s keeping an eye on in the OER space.
LearnZillion, Lemann Foundation Partner on Curriculum in Brazil
EdWeek Market Brief,   June 1, 2017

LearnZillion, an American content developer, is partnering with a foundation and a Brazilian educational platform on a project aimed at providing curriculum aligned to the standards of South America’s most populous country. The goal of the project is to create curriculum resources linked to Brazil’s national learning standards.
New Little Free Library in Princeton
Half Moon Bay Review,   May 16, 2017

Marked by a surfboard casually leaning against a fence and bejeweled in beads, shells and other found objects, there’s a little blue box with a big idea behind it in Princeton. The idea is to make books more readily available to everyone.