Callysto partner takes coding into Alberta classrooms


Callysto is a free, online, federally-funded tool which helps Grades 5-12 students and teachers across Canada learn digital literacy skills, including coding and data analysis. One way we do this is through our Call for Proposals, which funds digital literacy activities for teachers and students. Meet one of the recipients from our phase 1 Call … Continue reading Callysto partner takes coding into Alberta classrooms

Callysto tech tips: Sharing our online notebooks


Callysto learning modules are Jupyter notebooks stored on GitHub, which is an online code-sharing site. A Jupyter notebook is a type of document that can include formatted text, live code, and visualizations. You can share a notebook with your students, or colleagues, using a specially-formatted link that creates a copy for each person that clicks … Continue reading Callysto tech tips: Sharing our online notebooks

Students learn to “hack” open data to gain in-demand data science skills


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PICTURE BUTTE, AB: February 25, 2020: Today, Grade 7-12 students will learn in-demand digital literacy skills – including data analysis and coding – at the Southwest Alberta Hackathon, hosted by Callysto and Palliser Regional Schools. Starting at 9:30 a.m. at Picture Butte High School, students will use open data from sources such … Continue reading Students learn to “hack” open data to gain in-demand data science skills

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