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Our Environmental Future by Climate Confidential - Beacon

Our Environmental Future by Climate Confidential - Beacon | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Severe weather, drought, blackouts: today’s big stories are environmental stories. We’ll highlight the headaches and the opportunities and help you learn how to thrive in a resource-constrained world.

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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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Computational thinking, 10 years later - Microsoft Research

Computational thinking, 10 years later - Microsoft Research | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
By Jeannette M. Wing, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research “Not in my lifetime.” That’s what I said when I was asked whether we would ever see comp
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Immersive Learning Research Network - Second International | Colin Allison | Springer

Immersive Learning Research Network - Second International | Colin Allison | Springer | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference of the  Immersive Learning Network, iLRN 2016, held in Santa
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HoloAnatomy App Previews Use of Augmented Reality in Medical Schools |

HoloAnatomy App Previews Use of Augmented Reality in Medical Schools | | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The Cleveland Clinic has partnered with Case Western Reserve University to release a Microsoft HoloLens app that allows users to explore the human body usi
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VR and the future of museum tours

VR and the future of museum tours | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Besides gaming, virtual reality has plenty of other uses. The latest involves a partnership between Disney and the Dalí Museum where visitors can actually go on an adventure inside one of Salvador Dalí's works of art.

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What is Virtual Reality? 

What is Virtual Reality?  | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

In this article will be explained what Virtual Reality is. Some basic definitions and some points of how it was achieved. 


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Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking

Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to test all sorts of crazy electronics ideas, but sometimes you might want to test before you test. Virtual machines are a great way to do so, and Grant Winney has a guide for setting one up using VirtualBox.
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5 ways to engage students in real coding this summer (hint: it’s not by playing Minecraft)

5 ways to engage students in real coding this summer (hint: it’s not by playing Minecraft) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Teach students coding that goes way beyond drag and drop.

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Courtney Calhoun's curator insight, June 26, 1:38 PM

My EdTech502 course showed me the importance of coding and how fun it can actually be. This article gives 5 ways to get students excited about coding. Although Minecraft can be very engaging, there are many other opportunities out there. 

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I think this article has some good take aways. I do believe for primary school kids, the use of visual programming is not a problem. The lack of engagement comes from the task, not the environment. Well structured exercises involve plenty of problem solving that will keep kids motivated, without the worry of missing pesky semi-colons that occurs in general purpose languages like python and javascript.
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A Hands-on Approach to Teaching Computational Thinking and Coding Through The Scratch Programming Environment

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching Computational Thinking and Coding Through The Scratch Programming Environment | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
With the new Australian Curriculum embedding computational thinking into the curriculum from Foundation to Year 10, this is a great opportunity to see how you can facilitate this kind of learning through the block-programming environment called Scratch. 

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Announcing Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for computer science

Announcing Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for computer science | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

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11 Must Read Books This Summer on Internet of Things (IoT)

11 Must Read Books This Summer on Internet of Things (IoT) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
This article lists the must read useful books on internet of things. IoT is majorly driven by abundance of data, sensors to connect devices

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Peek Into the Weird and Wonderful Age of AI (Yes, There’s a Chatbot)

Peek Into the Weird and Wonderful Age of AI (Yes, There’s a Chatbot) | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
From everyday conversation and fighting cancer to seeing-eye bots and machine artists, artificial intelligence will soon touch every facet of our lives.
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Google for Education: Computer Science Research

Google for Education: Computer Science Research | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Find all of Google’s Computer Science Education resources in one place. For resources, programs, and funding opportunities visit g.co/csedu.
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Report Says Computer Science Should Be Treated Like Core Science Subjects in K-12 Classrooms

Report Says Computer Science Should Be Treated Like Core Science Subjects in K-12 Classrooms | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
A report reccomends ways the U.S. can improve computer science, including going beyond teaching just coding alone.
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Code.org introduces Frozen and Star Wars-themed courses

Code.org introduces Frozen and Star Wars-themed courses | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Code.org is making some of Disney's most beloved characters from Frozen and Star Wars a regular part of its core curriculum to its millions of K-

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What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The best minds in the business—Yann LeCun of Facebook, Luke Nosek of the Founders Fund, Nick Bostrom of Oxford University and Andrew Ng of Baidu—on what life will look like in the age of the machines
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How does Virtual Reality actually work?

How does Virtual Reality actually work? | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

How does wearable tech make you think you're standing on Mars when you're actually about to bump into the kitchen counter? We'll be explaining how virtual reality headsets work here. 


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Rethinking Computational Thinking

Rethinking Computational Thinking | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
How important are skills in computational thinking for computing app constructors and for computing users in general?
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Scratch and Google Introduce Scratch Blocks - elementary coding

Scratch and Google Introduce Scratch Blocks - elementary coding | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

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CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2016 - Raspberry Pi

CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2016 - Raspberry Pi | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
This weekend Philip and I went to Dublin to attend CoderDojo Coolest Projects. We met hundreds of brilliant young digital makers and amazing volunteers.
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Real Truths on Virtual Reality

Real Truths on Virtual Reality | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Being immersed in fake worlds, it seems, is more fatigue than fun. But then people were once unnerved by trains, too.
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Computational Thinking in Education Workshop 2016. Harvard, MA.

Computational Thinking in Education Workshop 2016. Harvard, MA. | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The workshop on computational thinking in education will pay a tribute to the visionaries who 50 years ago started to transform the way computer science is used in education. Top educators and researchers from different backgrounds will share what they are doing now, 50 years later

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‘the nation has come further and faster than any other country in the history of supercomputing’

‘the nation has come further and faster than any other country in the history of supercomputing’ | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
A CHINESE supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers for the seventh straight year — and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of US technology.
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The amazing artificial intelligence we were promised is coming, finally

The amazing artificial intelligence we were promised is coming, finally | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is here and making incredible things possible.
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Picademy - Free Professional Development from Raspberry Pi

Picademy - Free Professional Development from Raspberry Pi | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The Raspberry Picademy is a free professional development experience for teachers and educators, open to individuals around the world. Apply now!
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