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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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5 Reasons Schools Still Need Desktop Computers -- THE Journal

5 Reasons Schools Still Need Desktop Computers -- THE Journal | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

“ Despite the growth of mobile learning, desktops still have a place in the 21st century classroom.”


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Google's Lesson Plans for Teaching Computational Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google's Lesson Plans for Teaching Computational Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Google's Lesson Plans for Teaching Computational Thinking http://t.co/n3nNAvMctq
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What is computational thinking? Who needs it? Why? How can it be...

What is computational thinking? Who needs it? Why? How can it be learnt? Can it be taught? How? Slides for invited presentation at Conference of ALT (Associ... (What is computational thinking? Who needs it?
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Supercomputing the Link Between Alzheimer's and Cancer - insideHPC

Supercomputing the Link Between Alzheimer's and Cancer - insideHPC | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Houston Methodist Research Institute used supercomputers to discover a shared genetic pathway between Alzheimer's and cancer.
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LOS ALAMOS, N.M.: Albuquerque school wins supercomputing challenge | Business | News Democrat

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.: Albuquerque school wins supercomputing challenge | Business | News Democrat | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Organizers of the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge say two high school students from Albuquerque have taken the top prize at this year's competition.
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Visualistan: Cracking the Code: The Rising Popularity of Computer Programming #infographic

Visualistan: Cracking the Code: The Rising Popularity of Computer Programming #infographic | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The need for computer programmers is growing exponentially in the United States, outpacing growth in most other sectors. Currently, only 2.4% of college graduates are earning degrees in computer science.

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Teaching Kids to Code Will Change the World. Here’s How. Interview with Krishna Vedati

Teaching Kids to Code Will Change the World. Here’s How. Interview with Krishna Vedati | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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03/05/2014
As markets get frothy and the Nasdaq marches toward 5,000, I would understand if you believed that we’re on the road to a painful burst of yet another bubble. That road - litte

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"I believe that teaching children how to code is one of the ways these new models of value creation and social progress will emerge." - Ben Mangan

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Watch SRI's Nimble Microrobots Cooperate to Build Structures - IEEE Spectrum

Watch SRI's Nimble Microrobots Cooperate to Build Structures - IEEE Spectrum | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Watch SRI's Nimble Microrobots Cooperate to Build Structures
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SRI has solved this problem by driving their robots around on circuit boards (including flexible ones) that can keep the magnetic fields localized.
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Happenings | ATLAS Institute

Happenings | ATLAS Institute | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Jeannette Wing, #Microsoft Research VP, #Computational Thinking Talk #CU #ATLAS 4pm tomorrow, Thurs, 4/17; see bio, http://t.co/hsvZg169df
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Stalking ET - MaltaToday

Stalking ET - MaltaToday | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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This requires a large amount of computational resources, such as supercomputing clusters, specialized hardware systems, or through millions of desktop computers. ...
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The complexonaut - MIT News

The complexonaut - MIT News | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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When he was working with the RoboCup team, Aaronson says, “someone would mention offhandedly that we want the goalie to be able to move this way, and I'd start thinking about whether that's NP-complete.
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NCSA’s Donna Cox and Blue Waters user Don Wuebbles featured in Severe Weather Seminar | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

NCSA’s Donna Cox and Blue Waters user Don Wuebbles featured in Severe Weather Seminar | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
ncsa (Donna Cox, Dir. of Adv Viz Lab, & #BlueWaters user Don Wuebbles both feat. at #SkillingFermi TODAY. #dataviz #HPC http://t.co/DpbVdCsLvI)
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3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning

3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Coding isn't just for computer science any more. Educators are finding that teaching students to write code and design games enhances learning and creates engagement. These examples illustrate how co

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Thanks to Kim Flintoff.

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Great way to increase engagement and learning in all subject areas.

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New program could give you access to supercomputer - FierceCIO

New program could give you access to supercomputer - FierceCIO | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
New program could give you access to supercomputer FierceCIO The Unviersity of Illinois is inviting researchers and organizations that wish to use supercomputing resources to take part in the Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) program,...
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Big Data, Big Hype? - Wired

Big Data, Big Hype? - Wired | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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These are computational models loosely based on real neurons, which are capable of machine learning and pattern recognition. Simply put, this is when a computer program is able to refine itself based on observing ...
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A is for algorithm

A is for algorithm | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
“LET’S do it again,” calls a ten-year-old. Once more, pupils clasping printed numbers follow tangled lines marked with white tape on the floor of their school...
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Welcome - Haxe

Welcome - Haxe | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

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Another language to consider - cross-platform, open source and the code

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Synopsis | Burtynsky - Water

Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal collaborate in a new documentary based on Edward's new book on Water.
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beautiful film..and pictures.

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Crowd-sourcing hints for Code.org tutorials via CSTA teachers ...

Crowd-sourcing hints for Code.org tutorials via CSTA teachers ... | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Really interesting idea -- Code.org's Pat Yongpradit sent a note to all of CSTA, asking CS teachers to help provide hints for Code.org tutorials. By reaching out to CSTA, they're doing better than crowd-sourcing.
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Simplicity is key to co-operative robots - Phys.Org

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots - Phys.Org | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Simplicity is key to co-operative robots Phys.Org The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics (SCentRo), in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster...
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Big Step Full Metal Cloud brings supercomputing power, providing some 20 to 100 per cent more performance than any virtual Cloud

Big Step Full Metal Cloud brings supercomputing power, providing some 20 to 100 per cent more performance than any virtual Cloud | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Heh heh -- do people these days know what supercomputers are?
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Spark a Passion for Science: Jami Cabase - OCRegister

Spark a Passion for Science: Jami Cabase - OCRegister | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Spark a Passion for Science: Jami Cabase
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We are learning computational thinking in all classes. Being able to find solutions to challenges in novel ways and find those to help in a shared goal.
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Game design to develop computational thinking |...

Game design to develop computational thinking |... | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Learners today have the amazing potential to produce their own digital content. But one challenge ahead is to counter a culture where users simply consume digital content rather than engage in the creative process to produce their own.
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