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Computer science develops students’ computational... - dantejohnson

Computer science develops students’ computational... - dantejohnson | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Computer science develops students’ computational and critical thinking skills and teaches them how to create—not just use—new technologies.
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Computer science develops students’ computational and critical thinking skills and teaches them how to create—not just use—new technologies. This fundamental knowledge is needed to prepare students for the 21st century, regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. Computer science courses should count toward math or science entrance requirements for higher education.

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Supercomputing requires math, thinking skills, algebra and computational thinking and an awareness of gateways to computing. New technologies require rethinking the use of technology Cyberlearning does that for transformational learning.
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How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Are Being Used In Education In Spain

How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Are Being Used In Education In Spain | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

"Did you know that an Egyptian temple can be recreated in a 3D environment and that it is possible to walk through it as a true surround environment without leaving the classroom? Or view on your screen a complete Roman house, with all its rooms, and move its figure to see all its views; Watching oneself attired as a Roman centurion, while all the drapery accompanies your movements; moving to anywhere in the world and feel its temperature and odors; stroll along the ocean floor surrounded by cephalopods or watching a complete heart beating in the middle of a classroom... These are just some of the possibilities that technologies offer to the world of education. It has already ceased to be science fiction and is entirely feasible if you have the appropriate devices.

So, we visited David Fayerman, passionate about new technologies applied to education, looking for him to tell us which devices can be used and what uses are they giving them from training companies, institutions, and publishers in Spain. We were received at inMediaStudio, where all these tools are exposed, and he invited us to learn and to use them. Our experience was as follows:"


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Dictionary App Literāte Will Change the Way We Read eBooks by Jennifer Ortakales

Dictionary App Literāte Will Change the Way We Read eBooks by Jennifer Ortakales | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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What is Supercomputing

What is supercomputing? The exciting video from ASC16 closing ceremony showcases the real meaning of supercomputing.
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Microsoft Collaborates with 100 Nonprofit Partners to Expand Computer Science Education

Microsoft Collaborates with 100 Nonprofit Partners to Expand Computer Science Education | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Microsoft announces its $75 million YouthSpark initiative to increase STEM education opportunities for youth will partner with 100 nonprofits around the world to implement its goals.

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Student Challenge: Design 3-D Printable Object for Station Astronauts

Student Challenge: Design 3-D Printable Object for Station Astronauts | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Design an object for astronauts that can be printed within the bounds of the newest 3-D printer on the ISS (10 cm x 10 cm x 14 cm), but can be assembled or expanded to become larger than that box.
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Bakuro, Binary and Computational Thinking

Bakuro, Binary and Computational Thinking | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Solve simple logical thinking puzzles and gain a deeper understanding of binary and how it is based on powers of two.  Puzzles are a good way of developing computational thinking. Bakuro, or Revelations puzzles, are very simple logical thinking puzzles, that are a fun way to learn about the binary representation of numbers. Bakuro are binary versions of…

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Award-Winning VR Films Hint at How Far the Medium Will Go

Award-Winning VR Films Hint at How Far the Medium Will Go | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
After a globe-trotting roadshow, the Kaleidscope VR Film Festival has handed out its prizes—and the future of VR storytelling is bright indeed.

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How Will Zuckerberg Rule the World? By Giving Facebook’s Tech Away

How Will Zuckerberg Rule the World? By Giving Facebook’s Tech Away | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Today Facebook is announcing a 360-degree video camera. And—not for the first time—it's giving away the hardware and software designs for free.
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Stop Teaching Programming, Start Teaching Computational Thought | Make:

Stop Teaching Programming, Start Teaching Computational Thought | Make: | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Educators want to teach programming to make a generation of coders, but even non-coders can benefit from learning computational thought.
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Virtual Reality - SteamVR featuring the HTC Vive

For more information visit http://steamvr.com and http://htcvive.com Full list of games featured in this video: The Lab theBlu Job Simulator Cloudlands: V
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SpaceVR has a new plan for filming virtual reality in space

SpaceVR has a new plan for filming virtual reality in space | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Last year, a company called SpaceVR used Kickstarter to fund the idea of sending a virtual reality camera to the International Space Station. Now the company has a new round of funding and

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“The Art of Computer Programming” by Donald Knuth — 

“The Art of Computer Programming” by Donald Knuth —  | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Bill Gates doesn’t think most people can finish this book. I gave it a shot.

 

Bill Gates once said, “If you think you’re a really good programmer… read Art of Computer Programming… You should definitely send me a résumé if you can read the whole thing.”

 

In the first paragraph of the preface, Knuth calls programming “an aesthetic experience much like composing poetry or painting.” I think this aesthetic beauty still captivates every aspiring programmer. After traveling a great distance along an exponential curve since the 1950s, it’s comforting to know that beauty remains intact. Though we no longer hammer out software and feed it into a hot, loud calculator, the beauty of programming still infuses every layer of abstraction.


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'Girls Who Code' Combats the Gender Gap in Computer Sciences

'Girls Who Code' Combats the Gender Gap in Computer Sciences | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Girls Who Code graduates its inaugural class, which includes 20 underprivileged girls who learned robotics, web design, and engineering.
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Researchers explain how stereotypes keep girls out of computer science classes

Researchers explain how stereotypes keep girls out of computer science classes | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Even the posters on a STEM classroom wall can affect who feels welcome.
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The Minecraft Generation #minecraft #coding

The Minecraft Generation #minecraft #coding | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The New York Times wrote up a piece on “The Minecraft Generation” last week. …Since its release seven years ago, Minecraft has become a global sensation, captivating a generation …

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Learning.com Adds Computational Thinking to Digital Literacy Curriculum

Learning.com Adds Computational Thinking to Digital Literacy Curriculum | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
See latest Learning news and how it competes against competitor Lynda and other companies in its sector: Learning.com Adds Computational Thinking to Digital Literacy Curriculum

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Root Is a Little Robot on a Mission to Teach Kids to Code

Root Is a Little Robot on a Mission to Teach Kids to Code | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
A team of Harvard roboticists believe they've found a way to light the digital spark in kids' imaginations.
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Five burning questions about Magic Leap after Wired's huge profile

Five burning questions about Magic Leap after Wired's huge profile | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Wired ran an enormous profile on mysterious AR startup Magic Leap today, written by legendary tech journalist Kevin Kelly. It's incredible, and you should read it, if only because Kelly'
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Coding By Design: A Design-First Approach

Coding By Design: A Design-First Approach | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Instead of teaching coding, start with design thinking and empathy. Have students design a service-oriented app and then figure out how they can build it.
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Microsoft Researchers Hacked Together a HoloLens and 3D Cameras to Achieve 'Holoportation'

Microsoft Researchers Hacked Together a HoloLens and 3D Cameras to Achieve 'Holoportation' | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Holoportation is the kind of future we can get behind.
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Introduction to Game Design

Introduction to Game Design | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
An introduction to game design and game design concepts, emphasizing the basic tools of game design: paper and digital prototyping, design iteration, and user testing.

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