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Callysto’s nation-wide classroom rollout is underway

A free interactive learning platform that brings computational thinking, coding, and data science skills into classrooms is rolling out across the country, thanks to new funding from the national CanCode program.  Callysto is a curriculum-based learning and skills development platform for students in Grades 5-12 that is accessible from any device with an internet connection. The tool …

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Cybera’s Latest Initiative Teaches Data Science Skills to Alberta Entrepreneurs

The rise of the digital data economy Cybera has unveiled a new service to provide data science training and tools to Albertans. The Data Science for Entrepreneurs initiative provides Alberta entrepreneurs, businesses, and social enterprises with free training workshops and access to data science expertise. Funded by the Government of Alberta’s Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program, this …

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JupyterCon: (Some of) The Callysto Team Goes Global!

This past August, myself and fellow Cybera data sciencer Byron Chu, as well as some colleagues from the Pacific Institute of Mathematics (PIMS), travelled to New York to attend JupyterCon. JupyterCon is an annual event for both users and developers of Jupyter notebooks to come together to discuss how they are using or improving this …

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Grade 6 Students Learning to Analyze Climate Data and Government Spending Using Callysto

A class of grade six students from Sherwood Park’s Westboro Elementary are among the first to test Callysto, a new and unique online learning tool from Cybera and The Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). The Callysto platform was created to give Canadian students in grades 5-12 access to specialized, curriculum-based learning modules that utilize …

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Making it… thunder? Notes from the inaugural JupyterCon

UC Berkeley’s Introduction To Data Science course has just become its fastest growing course – ever. The class has 1,200 students enrolled, representing more than 60 different majors. Under the hood of the course? Jupyter notebooks, used to power the interactive textbook students are using to learn concepts of programming and data science. Classes there …

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