ISKME

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $500,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/16/2015
  • Term
    22 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education conducts social science research and develops research-based innovations that improve knowledge sharing in education. The Institute would build deeper engagement of educators with OER by hosting an online digital library of high-quality, trustworthy, freely available learning content; positioning curriculum improvement and data sharing as key components that support systematic implementation of the Common Core State Standards; and advancing teacher effectiveness. This work helps make OER easier to find and use and focuses the use of OER on improving teaching and learning.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.iskme.org 
Address
323 Harvard Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1307
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
ISKME advances equity and access to high-quality OER among organizations, state consortia, schools, and global institutions. ISKME brings its long-term commitment to two main areas: enhancing OER access and engagement for teaching and learning; and increasing flexibility in how resources and knowledge are shared across learning contexts. ISKME’s work will include expanding its technical infrastructure to support digital libraries to curate and disseminate quality content, and convening educators and their communities to improve teaching and learning through open educational practice.

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