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Friday, February 21 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Teaching Math and Science with Data Science and Computational Thinking

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The ability to process information in an analytical way is becoming increasingly important, and educators are encouraged or expected to incorporate more coding and data analytics into their teaching. Callysto is a free online platform designed for students in Grades 5 to 12. It is capable of engaging data visualizations, big data processing, coding, and text formatting.

Teachers will be introduced to the federally-funded Callysto platform, and will be able to explore Python-based modules developed for teaching outcomes in math, science, and other subjects. We will talk about how to incorporate these into your teaching, and help you create or edit modules for other outcomes if you are interested.

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Tatiana Meleshko

Data Scientist, Cybera
Tatiana holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. Before moving to Canada in 2008, she worked as a software engineer on IBM mainframes for International Business Alliance in Belarus. She is interested in data science and machine learning, and likes to spend... Read More →
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Casey Knoll

Communications Specialist, Cybera
At Cybera (Alberta's not-for-profit technology accelerator), I'm the communications specialist for the Callysto project. Callyso is a free, federally-funded, online learning platform for Grades 5-12 students and teachers. It helps students and teachers learn coding and computational... Read More →

Friday February 21, 2020 11:30am - 12:45pm MST
Imperial 2 Hyatt
  Mathematics, Secondary