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Lessons learned from ECEP: How do we change a state? (plus ...

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Barbara Ericson did a nice job of collecting a bunch of URL's to resources for new Computer Science teachers, and then created a PowerPoint tour of them. I've posted these on a new Resources for New CS Teachers page ...
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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 to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

"Technology acts funny at times. It works to make the real virtual, and uses virtual to simulate reality. Take communication for example, face to face communication is now replaced by communication on the world of web where we express real emotions using virtual emoticons. On the other hand, cutting edge graphics and 3D technology make it possible to create life like, real environments!"


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Martin Roberts's curator insight, March 24, 3:43 AM

Augmented Reality will change the way we live and work in the next decade, with it's most important application being in manufacturing and service industries, with sightseeing and advertising coming close behind.

Dave Tyler's curator insight, March 24, 10:21 PM

AR and VR are not only for playing games and having fun, They have very real world applications too like education and learning imagine being able to look at something and the glasses you wearing start to show you where the bolts are to take it apart and what part is broken so you can fix it you self with out any assistance or having to take it back to the shop for repairs. VR training could be used for things like pilot training and learning how to drive with out the risk of crashing.  

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All you need is code

All you need is code | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 


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Efrain Pena's curator insight, March 24, 11:21 PM

Estas iniciativas deberían aplicarse a todos los niveles educativos, ya que logran facilitar la construcción del análisis y la lógica con diferentes herramientas pedagógicas

futureedge's curator insight, March 25, 3:35 AM

Future Edge is the best coaching institute in Delhi NCR Medical coaching Centre, India's leading institute for IIT JEE, Preparing for competitive exam.

Tim Robinson's curator insight, March 25, 7:03 PM

Code and you'll never be unemployed... :)

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Do Kids Want to Code? Let's Ask. | Computationa...

Do Kids Want to Code? Let's Ask. | Computationa... | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
It's easy to highlight all of the positive reasons why we should be teaching kids to code, but what about the kids themselves? Do they want to code? Do they feel like digital literacy is a relevant, worthwhile endeavor?
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Frontiers of Computational Thinking: A SXSW Rep...

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Transcript of Stephen Wolfram's talk at SXSW 2015 on the present and future of computing: Wolfram Language, image recognition, language-design philosophy, tweetable programs, computational thinking for kids, natural language as input, symbolic...
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Googlicious - Google isn't giving up on Glass

http://cnet.co/19j49HO Glass is still an important platform to Google. Google's self-driving cars are coming by 2020, and Magic Leap shows off their vision of Augmented Reality.
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 25, 8:03 AM

Yes! Needed to hear this. ;)

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How to fold PDB-101's DNA paper model - YouTube

RCSB PDB's intern Nicole Brennan demonstrates her origami skills to build a 3D paper model of DNA. Download the PDF model from http://www.rcsb.org/pdb101, al...
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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, March 23, 7:19 PM

The article provides resources divided up by student age group, so you can start teachng age 5 and up; plus Vicki provides tons of links to teacher lesson plans

John Briggs's curator insight, March 25, 8:43 PM

While technology with the purpose to educate often gains due attention, a widely overlooked sub-section is that of teaching future generations how to create such technology. With the rapidly growing influence technology has over the human race, in order to progress this further, future generations must be able to understand and build upon prior developments, making these basic educational tools vital in introducing the fundamentals of how technology works to accommodate the increasing interest in this field.

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Why augmented reality will change how we shop

Why augmented reality will change how we shop | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Why augmented reality will change how we shop -- forever iMedia Connection Amazon made a splash when they released their "Flow" app, which allows users to scan different types of items such as books, DVDs, and packaged goods to trigger an augmented...
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 24, 8:37 AM

More AR news! 

Tilo Sequeira's curator insight, March 26, 9:35 AM

Customer Experience of the future...

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3D Bioprinted Thyroid Gland by 2015, Kidney by 2018, Says Russian Scientists

3D Bioprinted Thyroid Gland by 2015, Kidney by 2018, Says Russian Scientists | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Predictions as to when the first living, transplantable organs will be available has been the subject of much debate. However, according to a group of Russian s

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3-D print a whole house? How the future looks to one forward-thinking architect - The Globe and Mail

3-D print a whole house? How the future looks to one forward-thinking architect - The Globe and Mail | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Benjamin Dillenburger created a room as intricate as one built over hundreds of years, in a matter of days. His tool? A 3-D printer.

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Cognitive Computing: A new generation of analysis for the Big Data age - SiliconANGLE (blog)

Cognitive Computing: A new generation of analysis for the Big Data age - SiliconANGLE (blog) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
SiliconANGLE (blog) Cognitive Computing: A new generation of analysis for the Big Data age SiliconANGLE (blog) Cognitive computing is a new form of computational analysis, combining leading-edge technologies including machine learning and natural...

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Supergirls Conquer Obama at White House Science Fair

Supergirls Conquer Obama at White House Science Fair | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama made some waves and warned the robots at the White House Science Fair on Monday, but it was the elementary-school Supergirls who captu...
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Do Kids Want to Code? Let's Ask.

Do Kids Want to Code? Let's Ask. | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
It's easy to highlight all of the positive reasons why we should be
teaching kids to code, but what about the kids themselves? Do they want to
code? Do they feel like digital literacy is a relevant, worthwhile
endeavor? 

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Searching for the origins of life with the James Webb Space Telescope | Dario Broghino | GizMag.com

Searching for the origins of life with the James Webb Space Telescope | Dario Broghino | GizMag.com | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Hubble has been a boon to deep space exploration, gifting us iconic pictures of the skies and revealing new insights into the history of the early universe. For the next big step in space astronomy, NASA, ESA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) are raising the stakes even higher with one of their most ambitious projects in decades: building the largest space telescope ever ... the James Webb Space Telescope.

The James Webb Space Telescope, JWST for short, will have seven times the light-collecting capability of Hubble, span the size of a tennis court, and be so sensitive it could spot a single firefly a million kilometers away.

This "absolutely impressive piece of engineering," as NASA administrator Charles Bolden put it, includes technologies that make this spacecraft unlike any other and will allow us to learn about Earth-like exoplanets, help us understand how life began on Earth, and image the cosmos as it was only millions of years after the Big Bang, further back in time than ever before.

 

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Life After the Hour of Code

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Give students a taste of coding, point them at the resources, and their enthusiasm will let them apply a once-nerdy skill to any subject area.
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Frontiers of Computational Thinking: A SXSW Rep...

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Virtual Reality: The next step to future of Education

Virtual Reality: The next step to future of Education | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Technology in education is constantly evolving- making learning more attractive to students. And Virtual Reality (VR) is one important component in it. VR is nothing but an advanced step of computer-based training (CBT) or computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Rapid evolution of computers in education and the yearn for more, have given rise to virtual reality in education. The end result- students can gain go into depth of a subject, gaining better understanding of it. Imagine a chemistry or a physics experiment in a virtual world! Students can control the experiments accordingly and learn.

This cutting-edge technology allows students to step into a real-life experience and learn, via an interactive 3D environment. Read on the article to find out the pros and cons of VR in education.


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Ken Matsumoto's curator insight, March 26, 2:35 AM

This idea of incorporating VR technology into Education would is great. By doing so it will allow students to step into a real-life experience and learn.

Education institutions are still reluctant to new technology like the VR due to the complexity and costs involved. But with time, virtual reality will find its place in education and create a new environment students can learn.

Hezkuntza eta IKTak- Malen Ugarte's curator insight, March 26, 6:08 AM

Advantages of the VIRTUAL REALITY

Mediaschool ExEd's curator insight, March 26, 1:39 PM

I am looking forward to trying such tools in Executive Education too!

 

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Meet MobBob – The 3D Printed Robot, Controlled with an Intuitive Smartphone Body

Meet MobBob – The 3D Printed Robot, Controlled with an Intuitive Smartphone Body | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
We've said it once and we will say it again and again: "3D printing and robotics are meant for each other." The two technologies go hand in hand, with 3D printe

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Using Technology to Improve Mathematical Intelligence - Huffington Post

The role of technology in fostering mathematical and logical intelligence is obvious in that technology is built on the same mathematical principles and logic that drive life itself. The ancestors of modern digital gadgets -- Pascal's and Leibniz's mechanical calculating machines, Napier's logarithms, Babbage's difference engine, Newman's Colossus and Turing's Bombe -- have all been built on principles of logic and mathematics and in turn support mathematical developments. Jeanette Wing, in a seminal article, states that solving problems, designing systems, and understanding human behavior in real life can be closely related to the concepts fundamental to computer science and technology and coined the term "computational thinking," which must, in addition to reading, writing and arithmetic, be added to every child's education.

Technology can support mathematics education through dynamic software, anchored instruction, networked devices, participatory simulations, games and construction kits. The challenge lies in developing technology that engages students with interesting and stimulating applications of mathematics that are relevant to the real world.


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‘Madeup’ Computer Language Allows Students to Master 3D

‘Madeup’ Computer Language Allows Students to Master 3D | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
In a world driven by user demand and competition in the marketplace, we have the luxury of user-friendliness and vibrant, colorful visual 3D displays nearly everywhere — and most certainly in all of our...
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 24, 8:36 AM

Whoa! Wanna hear more about this.

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Learn to Make 3DP Robots w/ Maker Club - 3D Printing Industry

Learn to Make 3DP Robots w/ Maker Club - 3D Printing Industry | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The Maker Club, an educational robotics kit, just launched on Indiegogo and includes everything needed to construct 3D printable robots.

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GoEngineer’s 3D Printed Stop-motion Video “SHeLvEd” is About 3D Printing, Love & Explosions

GoEngineer’s 3D Printed Stop-motion Video “SHeLvEd” is About 3D Printing, Love & Explosions | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
We have covered many stop-motion videos which have been created through the use of 3D printers. 3D printing is a great tool because it allows anyone with 3D

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Incredible 3D Printed Blooming Zoetropes Sculptures

Incredible 3D Printed Blooming Zoetropes Sculptures | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Nature is filled with numbers -- or possibly numbers are filled with nature. Either way, artists have been exploring the relationships between numerical form an


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Ionut Anton's curator insight, January 15, 10:29 AM
3d printed fibonacci geometry
Mihai Burloiu's curator insight, January 16, 5:43 AM

watch that artichoke spin :P

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Topaz Solar Farm, California

Topaz Solar Farm, California | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The new 550 megawatt facility in California produces enough electricity to power 180,000 homes.

 

The modules are part of Topaz Solar Farm, one of the largest photovoltaic power plants in the world. At 9.5 square miles (25.6 square kilometers), the facility is about one-third the size of Manhattan island, or the equivalent of 4,600 football fields.

Construction at Topaz began in 2011. The plant was mostly complete by November 2014, when it was turned on and began to generate electricity.

 

Tags: energy, resources, unit 6 industry, California, images, remote sensing.


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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, March 24, 4:01 PM

GRANJA SOLAR TOPAZIO EN CALIFORNIA. PROVEE ELECTRICIDAD A 180.000 HOGARES. PLANTA DE ENERGÍA SOLAR

 

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Wolfram Tech Innovation Summer Camp

Wolfram Tech Innovation Summer Camp | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Program for advanced high school students with a passion for science, math, or technology, and who would like to work with the Wolfram Language.

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Paul Herring's curator insight, March 17, 10:50 PM

Wish we had this in Australia - awesome opportunity for a few!