Teaching, Learning & Technology
Sharing best practices from faculty around the world who are using technology to transform teaching and learning.

HP Catalyst Academy Announces New Awards!

The HP Catalyst Academy’s network of online mini-courses for STEMx teachers is growing! Twenty new mini-courses have been selected from a pool of international applications, and the list is very exciting…



What's behind the HP Catalyst Initiative

On the eve of the 2012 HP Catalyst Summit, I am thinking about the HP Catalyst Initiative, the future of STEM(+) education, and a few personal thoughts…



HP Catalyst Initiative – 21 New Awards, 21st Century Awardees

The HP Catalyst network is growing, and so is my optimism about the future of STEM+ education. It’s with great excitement that I announce the next cohort of thought leading educators who are joining the HP Catalyst network – and the creation of the new STEM-preneur consortium...

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  • 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.
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