HP Blogs

Engage your STEM(+) students - a guide to free HP Catalyst Academy mini-courses for educators

Tweet this!




Looking for ways to bring the excitement of science, technology, engineering, math, and more to your STEM(+) classroom? The HP Catalyst Academy now offers over 30 amazing (and free!) online mini-courses designed for teachers, by teachers.


Not sure where to start? Try the new "Guide to HP Catalyst Academy Mini-Courses" to help you find the "professional development" experience that's just right for you. Created by our friends at the International Society for Technology in Education, this guide is organized by topic:


Courses by Category.JPG



Many of the mini-courses cover more than one topic, so download and print the PDF attached to this blog post. 

Then, visit www.catalyst-academy.org to get started.




IMPORTANT NOTE: Don't miss the fact that each mini-course offers a digital badge and downloadable certificates of completion for you to share with your school administration.











Jim Vanides, B.S.M.E, M.Ed.
Global Education Program Manager
Corporate Affairs

Follow me on Twitter @jgvanides


   FB-f-Logo__blue_29.png    be a fan on Facebook www.facebook.com/hpcatalyst


twitter-bird-light-bgs-sm.pngFollow hashtag #hpcatalyst on Twitter



by chrisgaza on ‎11-09-2013 09:33 AM

this is great coming from hp. free learning tools always good. wish they got more publicity for this. coz most people dont even know about this

Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
About the Author
  • 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.
footer image