Meagan Hampel

Cybera and PIMS receive federal funds to continue Callysto

Teaching students data literacy through everyday curricula The free, interactive platform that has helped over 88,000 students across Canada learn and apply data science skills through their everyday curricula has been renewed for a further two years. With the new funding from the national¬†CanCode program, the Callysto platform will continue its focus on developing responsible …

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The People Behind Callysto: Meet Our Lead Developer, India

In this blog series, we are profiling the people behind Callysto. These hard-working individuals are building the tools that are bringing computational thinking to Canadian classrooms! Today, we are profiling India Heisz, who is leading the team of developers building the Callysto teaching modules. NameIndia Heisz RoleLead Developer, Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) What …

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Groundbreaking Research Assesses the Computational Thinking Skills of Canadian Students and Teachers

One of the more ambitious goals of the Callysto project is to improve the computational thinking and digital literacy skills of Canadian teachers and students through the use of our platform. Assessing these skills, and determining if there have been any signs of improvements, is no easy matter. This is why we’ve teamed up with …

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