At the 2019 EEP summit, sponsoring participant iDesign shared the iDea book. Contributed under a Creative Commons license, the book is part of the company’s larger commitment to give away useful scholarship instead of T-shirt, bags, or other conference SWAG. The iDea book boils down established research-backed practice into clear language with supporting examples. iDesign […]
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Carnegie Mellon and Lumen Learning Announce EEP-Relevant Collaboration
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Lumen Learning jointly issued a press release announcing their collaboration on an effort to integrate the Lumen-developed RISE analytical framework for curricular materials improvement analysis into LearnSphere, a part of the OpenSimon toolkit. To be clear, Lumen and Carnegie Mellon are long-time collaborators, and this particular project probably would have happened […]
Forbes Column on the CMU Contribution
Michael Feldstein wrote a general interest column in Forbes describing the goal of Carnegie Mellon University’s $100 million OpenSimon learning science contribution in terms that a non-educator can understand. Read the column.
EdSurge Covers the EEP Summit
Once again, Jeff Young at EdSurge does a terrific job of covering the latest EEP developments. Given the number of summits and conferences that were supposedly going to change the world, we appreciate the healthy skepticism that Jeff brings to the story. And yet, even viewed through that lens, we feel pretty good about the […]
CMU Announces $100 Million OpenSimon Contribution at EEP Summit
Finally, the details you’ve been waiting for! CMU has lifted the curtain on their $100 million open source toolkit, called OpenSimon, which is intended to turn any classroom into a learning science laboratory. As we have previously mentioned, CMU planned to unveil the toolkit at our summit and will be piloting its rollout this year […]