Callysto supports quantum computing workshop for high school students


The Callysto Call for Proposals funds activities supporting coding and computational thinking skills among Grades 5-12 students and teachers across Canada. Meet one of our phase 1 recipients, HighTechU! They’re running a quantum computing workshop for high school students on January 25, 2020 at the University of Victoria. HighTechU team members Ulrike Stege (pictured far … Continue reading Callysto supports quantum computing workshop for high school students

Callysto student spotlight: Ewan Brinkman


Student engagement is a top priority for the Callysto team. It’s a good way for us to improve our curricula-based models and understand how students are interacting with them. One way we engage students is encouraging them to get involved in the back-end development of the Callysto project. So, let’s introduce you to one such … Continue reading Callysto student spotlight: Ewan Brinkman

Callysto Call for Proposals recipients


Thanks to everyone who submitted proposals for phase 1 of Callysto’s Call for Proposals. This initiative supports digital literacy learning opportunities for teachers and students.  We’re pleased to award funding to 10 organizations across Canada. Their projects will promote coding and computational thinking for Grades 5-12 students and teachers in fun and creative ways.  Remember, … Continue reading Callysto Call for Proposals recipients

Happy Holidays!


From all of us at Callysto: happy holidays! Thank you for continuing to support what we do. We’re passionate about helping teachers use Callysto to provide their students with the skills they need for the digital workforce – coding, computational thinking, and digital literacy. 2019 highlights We received funding from the federal government to take … Continue reading Happy Holidays!

Over 150 Alberta students to learn digital workforce skills at hackathon


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STRATHCONA COUNTY, AB: December 17, 2019: Over 150 students from Elk Island Public Schools and Elk Island Catholic Schools will learn in-demand digital workforce skills – including coding, computational thinking, and data literacy – at a hackathon being hosted by Callysto, a federally-funded learning program. Starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Strathcona … Continue reading Over 150 Alberta students to learn digital workforce skills at hackathon

Building life skills with data science


Data and daily decision-making go hand-in-hand. From finding the cheapest gas in an area with multiple gas stations to determining the healthiest meal choices for dinner — we often look at multiple data sets to find patterns and, from there, decide what to do. There’s another word for this process – data science. One of … Continue reading Building life skills with data science