HP Summit in Beijing, China, Draws
130 Educators from around the World
More than 130 educators from 15 countries came
together in Beijing, China, in April for the annual
summit of the HP Catalyst Initiative.
ISTE partners with HP’s Department of Global
Innovation to put on this event for educators who have
received grants from HP for consortium projects. The
grantees created projects designed to show how emerging technologies can lead to learning experiences that
promote creative thinking, open-ended problem solving, and cross-cultural collaboration.
Summit participants visited Beijing No. 80 High
School, created work plans to promote their projects
and grow visibility, and shared collaboration tools
and best practices.
ISTE will provide professional development
and other services for
Learning Schools project,
which aims to increase
mobile technology use,
and academic success.
ISTE will provide
needs assessment and
evaluation services in
addition to professional
development. ISTE faculty
will work directly with
leadership, project leads,
and teachers at 12 U.S.
schools to train educators
to facilitate, model, integrate, and apply mobile
technologies to support
digital age STEM learning.
ISTE will put on face-to-face workshops, virtual
conferences, and webinars
as well as provide coaching for each school. All resources will be posted on
All Books in the ISTE Store Ship Free!
Did you know that all books in the ISTE Store now ship
for free to addresses in the United States and Canada?
You’ll receive free standard shipping on all U.S. and
Canadian orders, but you can still opt to pay extra
for expedited shipping. Weight limits may apply.
Visit iste.org/store for more details.
TREx Ate the CARET
Looking for the Center
for Applied Research in
(CARET)? It has been
replaced by TREx—the
Exchange at http://trex.
TREx is an online interactive repository of reviews
about research pertaining
to educational technology,
annotated with implications for practice. You
can search the database to
learn what research says
about many uses of educational technology and
comment about your experience with the tools and
To keep the database
up to date, ISTE is offering a Research to Practice
course that will teach you
how to evaluate research
and contribute to the
database. For more information on how you can
participate, email trex@