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

The (digital) Pen is mightier than the Keyboard

Now that touchscreens are pervasive, let’s not forget the important role that a stylus plays, especially for STEMx subjects…

 

 

Knowing What Your Students Don’t Know – How InkSurvey is Raising Student Achievement

Knowing what your students are thinking and deciphering their misconceptions has always been the goal of formative assessment. Recent research published by the Colorado School of Mines shows how InkSurvey and “asking the right questions” is increasing student achievement in significant (and surprising) ways…



Figure1-page5.JPG

Congratulations: Dr. Jim Swick @PBA.edu recognized as DyKnow Educator of the Month

Palm Beach Atlantic University received an HP Technology for Teaching award in 2008, and since that time, Jim Swick has been using tablet pc’s and DyKnow software to redesign his calculus class. Read how the experience has changed the way he teaches…
Labels: dyknow| Tablet PC

Win a free registration to the WIPTE (pen computing) Conference!

If you don’t know already, WIPTE.org hosts an annual meeting for educators who are using pen-based computing in innovative ways. The next meeting is in October, and HP is offering a chance to win a free registration…

Digital Ink & Tablet PCs – Why a Stylus Matters

Anyone teaching or learning subjects like math, science, design, or engineering, knows that the “pen is mightier than the keyboard” (Julia Williams, Rose-Hulman). It turns out that in many cases, the pen is also mightier than a finger. A recent article by Campus Technology explains why…
Tags: Tablet PC
Labels: Tablet PC
Search
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Follow Us


About the Author(s)
  • 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
Labels
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation