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"Like" an HP Catalyst Project and Help Them Win $500! > Today: Learning Links Foundation

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The New Media Consortium has been hosting a Social Media Workshop for educators, and it’s culminating in a friendly challenge to see who can gather the most “likes” in 24 hours. Want to help an HP Catalyst project team win $500?

Here’s how it works:

 

From December 3-14, each of the 10 participating teams will have one 24 hour period to attract Facebook “likes”. Today, the “baton” is in the hands of:

 

Learning Links Foundation

Project SSG

http://www.facebook.com/Glocaledge

 

 

 

 

If you like their project, then go ahead and “like” their Facebook page… and if you REALLY like their work, invite your friends and colleagues to “like” their Facebook page as well!

 

The schedule for the two weeks is:

 

Reach the World

Reaching the World, Mapping the Mind

http://www.facebook.com/reachtheworld.org?ref=hl

Facebook Campaign Day: Monday, December 3, 2012

 

Saratov State Technical University

“Business Cradle”

http://www.facebook.com\BusinessCradleHPSTEM

Facebook Campaign Day: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

 

Northwestern University

Project ACCESS

http://www.facebook.com/ProjectAccessHPCatalyst?ref=hl

Facebook Campaign Day: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

 

Kenyatta University

Using Technology to Support Teacher and Student Conceptual Learning in Mathematics and Science

https://www.facebook.com/HpStemInitiativeKu

Facebook Campaign Day: Thursday, December 6, 2012

 

Institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences

UniHUB virtual computing laboratory

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unihub/458744257502617?filter=1

Facebook Campaign Day: Friday, December 7, 2012

 

Conestoga College ITAL

Business Math @Conestoga: Math is Everyone's Business!

http://www.facebook.com/BusinessMathConestoga

Facebook Campaign Day: Monday, December 10, 2012

 

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Promoting Interest Through the Use of Digital Literacy and 3D Gaming

https://www.facebook.com/IDSTEM

Facebook Campaign Day: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

 

St.Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics (NRU ITMO)

Development of Educational and Research Center HP - NRU ITMO – IITE UNESCO

http://www.facebook.com/HPlabITMO

Facebook Campaign Day: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

 

PUC-Rio

Blended On Line Collaboration for Global Engineering Education Excellence

http://www.facebook.com/hpcatalyst.dreux?ref=tn_tnmn

Facebook Campaign Day: Thursday, December 13, 2012

 

Learning Links Foundation

Project SSG

http://www.facebook.com/Glocaledge

Facebook Campaign Day: Friday, December 14, 2012

 

Thank you for your interest and support…

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Jim Vanides, B.S.M.E, M.Ed.
Global Education Program Manager
Sustainability & Social Innovation
Hewlett-Packard

www.hp.com/go/socialinnovation
Follow me on Twitter @jgvanides

 

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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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