Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies
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Posts on Computational Thinking and it's potential within the new ACARA driven Australian Curriculum (K-12).
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Asia’s top university makes computational thinking compulsory | THE News

Asia’s top university makes computational thinking compulsory | THE News | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Tan Eng Chye says teaching models ‘cannot afford to keep still’, even if some students are reluctant to study programming
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“Much to the angst of some students, I have made statistics as well as computational thinking or programming compulsory for everyone, regardless of what course they do,” Professor Tan said.
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Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education

Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
By Colin Angevine - How do “code,” “computer science,” and, “computational thinking,” fit together? What is motivating their introduction into schools, and how might they change education? Find out here.
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The 5th ‘C’ of 21st Century Skills? Try Computational Thinking (Not Coding) | EdSurge News

The 5th ‘C’ of 21st Century Skills? Try Computational Thinking (Not Coding) | EdSurge News | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
For better or worse, computing is pervasive, changing how and where people work, collaborate, communicate, shop, eat, travel, learn and quite simply
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6 ways hackers will use machine learning to launch attacks

6 ways hackers will use machine learning to launch attacks | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Machine learning algorithms will improve security solutions, helping human analysts triage threats and close vulnerabilities quicker. But they are also going to help threat actors launch bigger, more complex attacks.
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Alumni Story: Monk Wellington | General Assembly

Alumni Story: Monk Wellington  | General Assembly | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Wellington knew that the right tech education could unlock the new opportunities he needed. After investigating several coding schools, he ultimately chose General Assembly San Francisco and dove into the full-time Web Development Immersive course.
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THE QUEEN OF THE NORTH: A computational thinking tale

THE QUEEN OF THE NORTH: A computational thinking tale | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
This short story, told in the style of a fairy story, is the story of two cousins, Queens of neighbouring lands. It is a spy story that includes important lessons about cyber security … and it contains a lot of truth… Read ‘The Queen of the North’ below Read ‘The Queen of the North’ online…
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Learn To Code With Ease, Even If You Are Not A Computer Science Graduate

Learn To Code With Ease, Even If You Are Not A Computer Science Graduate | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
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Makerspace, Standards, and a Look at Computational Thinking

Makerspace, Standards, and a Look at Computational Thinking | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
CC0 Creative Commons   As I travel the nation's schools I see wonderful experiences provided to students as educators provide opportunities for thinking and doing. This leads to some amazing learning, if our process is both intentional and aligned with standards. With this thought of being intentional in mind, I thought I would take a…
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Why AI will change life as you know it

Why AI will change life as you know it | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence and data are a killer combination.
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How gaming makes you a better worker

How gaming makes you a better worker | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
It’s the little habits that allow you to succeed.
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ULearn 2017 - Computational Thinking

ULearn 2017 - Computational Thinking | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Computational Thinking - Breakout 2 Integrating coding (computational thinking) into your classroom programme Presenter: David Kinan
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The Expanding Demand for Coding Skills

Computer coding skills lead to higher paying jobs. Much higher paying jobs. Jobs requiring coding skills pay $22,000 more per year than jobs that don't. But that's not all. Coding jobs are the leading source of job growth in the economy, growing 50% faster than the market overall.
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Here are the skills you'll need to get a job | FYA

Here are the skills you'll need to get a job | FYA | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
To make sense of these scary stats and what you can do to prepare for your future, FYA brings you 3 things you can do to prepare for the future of work feat. two legends grappling with this issue.
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It's Time to Weave Computational Thinking into K-12

It's high time for students to move beyond an hour of coding exercises and learn computational thinking. That's the message of a new report that examines what's important to know and be able to do in a "computational world."
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AN ABSOLUTE CRISIS? – IT EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA

AN ABSOLUTE CRISIS? – IT EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it

Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com has recently spoken out about the Australian economy and his belief that the education system here is in an absolute crisis situation.

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The future is here – AlphaZero learns chess

The future is here – AlphaZero learns chess | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Imagine this: you tell a computer system how the pieces move — nothing more. Then you tell it to learn to play the game. And a day later — yes, just 24 hours — it has figured it out to the level that beats the strongest programs in the world convincingly! DeepMind, the company that recently created the strongest Go program in the world, turned its attention to chess, and came up with this spectacular result.
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Your Guide to STEM: The Careers of the Future - Training.com.au

Your Guide to STEM: The Careers of the Future - Training.com.au | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
STEM careers are shaping the way of the future in Australia. Find out everything you need to know about science, technology, engineering or maths right here
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Hacking the classroom | Brian Aspinall | TEDxKitchenerED

Brian is a grade 7/8 teacher on a mission to expose as many kids as he can to coding and computer science. In this passionate talk, he makes a case for th
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Five Million Jobs by 2020: the Real Challenge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Five Million Jobs by 2020: the Real Challenge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it

The industry that stands to create the most jobs, perhaps less surprisingly, is Information and Communication Technology, followed by Professional Services and Media, Entertainment and Information professionals.

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Authentic Learning

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Presentations @ EduTECH Asia 2017

Presentations @ EduTECH Asia 2017 | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Below are downloadable copies of 3 of my presentations from EduTech Asia 2017 (Singapore). I was also part of the Keynote Panel/Q&A on Applied/Authentic Learning on Day 2 - my supporting presentations for this will be collated with the material from the other Panelists and presented asap by Terrapinn (EduTech Asia). Supporting Presentation for the…
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There's a huge opportunity in robotics for early career computer scientists and serious software engineers | ZDNet

There's a huge opportunity in robotics for early career computer scientists and serious software engineers | ZDNet | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Maya Cakmak is pioneering ways for non-experts to program robots. Her work is opening a new field you should know about.
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Very interesting, both the development of 'blocky' coding and PbD
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Microsoft MakeCode

Microsoft MakeCode is a free, open-source Block and JavaScript learn-to-code editor that promotes a more inclusive approach to computing education.
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Code.org Aims to Expand Access to Computer Science

Code.org Aims to Expand Access to Computer Science | Computational Thinking In Digital Technologies | Scoop.it
Hadi Partovi, Code.org chief executive officer, discusses the organization's mission of expanding access to computer science. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)
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