Callysto Blog

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

By Marjorie Henderson | October 31, 2018

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

By Marjorie Henderson | October 12, 2018

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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Western Canadian Teachers Trial New Technology to Build Computational Thinking

By Amanda Debenham | July 11, 2018

Callysto training workshops empower teachers to lead digital literacy programs in the classroom. Teachers from across Western Canada are embracing their technological curiosity and learning to navigate a new educational platform that will build the computational skills of their students. Callysto integrates research and analytics capabilities, along with other computing functions such as coding, interactive …

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Welcome to Callysto, Teachers. It is Time to Become Digitally Empowered!

By Amanda Debenham | June 27, 2018

So you may have heard about Callysto, but are not sure where to start?! Well, we are inviting all grade 5-12 teachers in Canada to try out the new all-in-one teaching and learning platform through Callysto’s newly launched Gallery of Interesting Notebooks. The Gallery showcases a few examples of Callysto’s curriculum-based learning modules or notebooks …

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Building Canada’s Digital Generation

By callysto | March 9, 2018

Cybera and the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) are participating in the new national CanCode program. This two-year program supports initiatives that aid coding and digital skills development among Canadian youth, from grade 5-12. Cybera and PIMS will trial new tools and frameworks that help teachers bring computational thinking into their math, science, social sciences, and humanities courses …

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