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

4 Free Mini-Webinars (28 Feb) – Virtual Worlds, Tablet PCs, and more!

The New Media Consortium is hosting another free webinar, live on 28 Feb 2012 at 9am Central Time (don’t worry – it’s being recorded, too!)…

How to Collaborate – 9 Great Tips from US/China Projects

In my recent blog posts I’ve been on the topic of “global literacy” and the importance of introducing our students to the “bigger world” out there. Thankfully, the International Society for Technology in Education recently hosted a free webinar for educators on “Collaborating with China” (~50 minutes). It was a great session, and it is archived if you’d like to view it in its entirety.

Free Webinar - STEM Education Innovations in Canada, Russia, and Nigeria - 7amPT Tuesday 13 December

Join us for another hour of inspiration regarding the future of STEM education during a free webinar featuring projects from Canada, Russia, and Nigeria...



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4 Ways to Bring the World to your Students

It’s a big world out there! Here are four organizations who can help your students be ready...











HP Catalyst Project Showcase Live Webinar - Aug 24th

The first HP Catalyst Project Showcase "live webinar" is this week, August 24th! Join us to learn about some of the exciting projects in the "New Learner" and "Global Collaboratory" consortia. More information is available in the announcement from our partner, the New Media Consortium...


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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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