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$3K video contest – Great Tablet PC Projects Deserve Great Attention!

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I know you’re out there: You’ve done amazing work in transforming teaching and learning with the help of pen-based tablet pcs. You have clear evidence of improved student outcomes – and you have a video that shows what the transformation looks like. You deserve to win $3,000. Here’s how…

 

WIPTE.org, the premier professional community of educators who are using pen-based computing, is running another video contest. Submissions are due September 15th.  Download the Call for Video Entries today!

 

The 2009 winner was Seneca College, where students of the Applied Science Technology Fundamentals Certificate Program at Seneca College share their impressions of how their learning has changed in a first semester post-secondary mathematics classroom. To make the transformation possible, students use HP tablets and interactive DyKnow software.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il-k65CFqpE

 

 

Good luck!

 

 

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Jim Vanides, B.S.M.E, M.Ed.
Education Program Manager
HP Office of Global Social Innovation
Hewlett-Packard

www.hp.com/go/socialinnovation
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Jim Vanides is responsible for the vision, strategy, design, and implementation of education technology innovation initiatives. His focus is...
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  • A former K-12 district administrator and adjunct professor of communication, Elliott has won over 60 state and national awards in school public relations, is a past columnist for Electronic School, School Administrator and American School Boards Journal, and has been interviewed for many leading educational publications. Recently, Elliott helped developed models for personal learning, which in testing increased successful completion of algebra from 33% to 71% versus traditional classroom instruction. His work is featured by HP at www.hp.com/makeitmatter
  • I am part of the HP Calculator team, working on the HP Prime graphing calculator. I taught mathematics for 20 years and have extensive experience in the professional development of teachers of mathematics. My area of interest is mathematics education; specifically, how technology affects the teaching and learning of mathematics.
  • Jim Vanides is responsible for the vision, strategy, design, and implementation of education technology innovation initiatives. His focus is the effective use of technology to create powerful learning experiences that help students around the world succeed. He has been instrumental in launching over 1200 primary, secondary, and higher education projects in 41 countries, including the HP Catalyst Initiative - a 15-country network of 60+ education organizations exploring innovations in STEM(+) learning and teaching. In addition to his work at HP, Jim teaches an online course for Montana State University on the Science of Sound, a masters-level, conceptual physics course for teachers in grades 5 through 8. Jim’s past work at HP has included engineering design, engineering management, and program management in R&D, Manufacturing, and Business Development. He holds a BS in Engineering and a MA in Education, both from Stanford University.
  • Mike is a passionate education advocate dedicated to helping schools design, build and deliver solutions that solve the complex instructional challenges that face K12 leaders every day. Mike is interested in working with individuals and organizations that share the same level of commitment to improving Instructional outcomes with and through the use of technology


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