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Raspberry Pi or Arduino? ~ Flashgamer

Raspberry Pi or Arduino? ~ Flashgamer | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

by Jens Chr Brynildsen

 

"Many people ask me if they should get an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi and the answer is quite simple: if you are a beginner, you should get an Arduino first and THEN get a Raspberry Pi. If not, it'll be an expensive and probably frustrating learning experience for most."

 

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Quite an informative  article for those who are beginning to get into this arena.


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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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Cyberlearning Tools Fuse Computational Modeling, Data Analysis to Improve Learning - Scientific Computing

Cyberlearning Tools Fuse Computational Modeling, Data Analysis to Improve Learning - Scientific Computing | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Back-to-school season is here and, in addition to chalkboards, desks and inspirational posters, today's students may be entering classrooms equipped with sensors, tablet computers and advanced simulation software — at least, if they are using a new...
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Coding Boot Camps Fast Track Females into Innovation - Big Think (blog)

Coding Boot Camps Fast Track Females into Innovation - Big Think (blog) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
It starts with how we approach education.
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Network Africa: Emembolu Stresses Essence Of Digital Coding For Children -- 28/08/15

Computers have become increasingly present in early childhood education settings, that's because in the early days of technology and schools, the emphasis ...
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Ozobot 2.0 (Bit) - Fun Programmable Robot to Learn Coding - Blockly Enabled

Ozobot 2.0 (Bit) http://tinyurl.com/Ozobot2-0-Bit Our quest of Ozobot started in the springtime of 2012 with a concept of locating creative ways to engage young ...
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Once the size of the robots changed we had a better chance of teaching with them.

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SnapIt - Screen Capture Software

SnapIt - Screen Capture Software | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Capture anything you see on the screen with SnapIt and paste anywhere you need. Don’t waste time cropping your captures. Take a snapshot of anything exactly what you need, with just a click. SnapIt is irreplaceable tool for designers, office workers, business people, analysts, technical writers who have to describe interfaces, menus, buttons, etc.

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Your Kids Aren't Robots, And That's Exactly Why They Must Know How To Code

Your Kids Aren't Robots, And That's Exactly Why They Must Know How To Code | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Learning to think in an orderly, systematic way may well be the most important skill that a student can learn from studying computer science.

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10 things we’ll be doing differently within 10 years Thought-provoking insights from Dr Larry Smarr

10 things we’ll be doing differently within 10 years Thought-provoking insights from Dr Larry Smarr | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
When he was founding director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in the mid-80s, supercomputing pioneer Dr Larry Smarr witnessed the birth of the first graphical web browser – and realised the internet would be the crucial source of future technology innovation.Fast-forward a few decades, and he expects the pace of change to continue to accelerate.We had the great honour of hosting Dr Smarr in Canberra this month, and over the course of a dinner and a lunch heard what the next breakthrough disruptions could mean for the way we live and work. It was a roller co
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Mentoring Girls in Computer Science | SRI International

Mentoring Girls in Computer Science | SRI International | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
SRI Education researchers help inspire students to learn the math and coding skills they will need to hold 21st century jobs in computer-driven fields
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Empowering Males of Color | dcps

Empowering Males of Color | dcps | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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He is not clowning around.. He is at the Supercomputing Conference making his mark. 

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Learning the ABCs of programming

Learning the ABCs of programming | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
There’s more to computer programming than figuring out what inscrutable words like “augop” and “del_stmt” mean. Sure, you’ll have to master the vocabulary, as you do with any foreign language. But the more fundamental challenge is grasping the underlying concepts of coding. How do you get a machine to report the current temperature? Or find you a particularly promising blind date? Or drive your car while you ride along reading “Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters”?

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MIT unveils 3D printing with glass breakthrough

MIT unveils 3D printing with glass breakthrough | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
3D printing with plastic is so last century.
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Rutgers' First Coding Boot Camp Launches in Fall - News from Rutgers

Rutgers' First Coding Boot Camp Launches in Fall - News from Rutgers | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
News from Rutgers
Rutgers' First Coding Boot Camp Launches in Fall
News from Rutgers
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.
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Coding Timelapse: Minion Factorium (Pipe puzzler, gamejam entry for LD33)

The world needs minions, and fast! Luckily there are plenty of cuddly animals around to get started... If only your factory construction wasn't rushed! Coded in 48 ...
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Problem Solving Handbook in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics PDF

Clik link below, for acces this Book http://pdfguide.org/book.
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Erase All Kittens | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community

Erase All Kittens | UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
RT @ICTmagic: Learn coding to complete the levels to rescue animals with this fab game. #ukedchat #edchat http://t.co/xExKtk50IX http://t.c
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“~computational thinking & digital sound manipulation~


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Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge

Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Bebras is an international initiative whose goal is to promote computational thinking for teachers and students (ages 8-17 / school years 3-12). Bebras is aligned with and supports the new Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum. Bebras Australia is run by NICTA under the Digital Careers program, funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Communications.…

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The Appeal of Free: 75 Million Users Download Windows 10 in First Month

The Appeal of Free: 75 Million Users Download Windows 10 in First Month | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The early audience-building of both users and developers is crucial for Microsoft, and the early results look encouraging.
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Case study: Education with Virtual Reality - Unimersiv

Case study: Education with Virtual Reality - Unimersiv | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Virtual learning could open up a new window of opportunity for education. Difficult and mundane content can finally be presented in a new and exciting way.
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Wade in wonder and learn..

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Coding as part of school curriculum a matter of time and resources - The Australian

Coding as part of school curriculum a matter of time and resources - The Australian | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The push to teach coding and computational thinking in schools is starting to attract widespread support, to the point where it’s only a matter of time before these subjects are introduced.

While some states have already made plans to introduce a digital technology course option into the curriculum, there’s a need to ensure that sufficient resources are in place to help teachers make the transition.

 

“Some schools have been selectively teaching coding for years and most teachers already incorporate some aspects of computational thinking and problem-solving in their lesson program so it shouldn’t be too hard to fill in the gaps,” she said. However, some of her peers aren’t so confident. A study by Macquarie University of 144 teachers late last year found that more than half (79) had never heard of computational thinking and most had very little idea of what it involved.


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A New Model for Coding in Schools

A New Model for Coding in Schools | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

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Paul Herring's curator insight, August 24, 7:28 PM

Great to see a school with a whole school approach to CT.

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11Co2S2_ComputationalThinking

11Co2S2_ComputationalThinking | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Prestarter Fold paper to create 4 boxes Copy the words (below) into the boxes Check that you have used correct spelling?

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Paul Herring's curator insight, August 23, 8:58 PM

Good introductory presentation on CT.