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

WIPTTE 2015 Call for Papers - "Pen & Touch - The Perfect Storm"

If you're looking for gathering of leading educators who are exploring how "pen and touch" technologies support amazing learning experiences, WIPTTE is where you will want to be next April....


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…


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…
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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…
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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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