Marjorie Henderson

Math for the Real World

The ability to apply mathematical and computational thinking to real-world problems will be critical for Canadian students entering the workforce. This kind of critical thinking is becoming foundational to most science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related (STEM) careers. But for most parents and teachers, the question is: How do we entice kids into learning the applied …

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Why Every Teacher Should Attend a Callysto Workshop

Callysto is a free, interactive, online learning platform that is designed to help students strengthen their computational thinking, coding and data science skills. Here, we’ve listed eight essential reasons why every teacher should attend a Callytso workshop. 1. You are inspiring Canada’s digital leaders of tomorrow. In the future, everyone will need to know how …

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Three High Schoolers Bring a Unique Perspective to Developing Juypter Notebooks

Internships offer students real-life work experience in a prospective career field. This past summer, four high school interns joined Callysto’s development team to gain some real-world experience, while helping to provide a unique student perspective on five of Callysto’s learning modules. In this post, we spoke to three of our interns (Chloe Coleongco, Noah Gergel, …

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The People Behind Callysto: Meet One of Our Lead Instructors, Joshua

As part of our ongoing blog series to introduce you to the people of Callysto, today we’ll introduce you to the Callysto project lead workshop instructor for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario: Joshua Lecoupe. A lifelong science and fitness fanatic, Josh is tapping into his knowledge (and stamina) to help teachers understand how to use Callysto …

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Getting to Know Our BC Ambassador Richard Hoshino

We ask a lot of our Callysto team. These hard-working individuals are building the tools that are helping to bring computational thinking to Canadian classrooms! They’re managing everything from workshop logistics issues, to developing new online textbooks for students and teachers. Rarely do they bask in the glory of finishing the last workshop or textbook …

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