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Friday, February 21 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Social Studies and Data Analysis

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In this session we will look at how you can incorporate government open data and data from other sources into your social studies class. You will be introduced to Callysto, a free online platform that is capable of engaging data visualizations, big data processing, coding, and text formatting. We'll use curriculum-aligned resources, and help you create or edit modules of your own if you are interested.

Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Meleshko

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 →
avatar for Casey Knoll

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 8:30am - 9:45am
Imperial 2 Hyatt