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Examples of Pattern Recognition in Education

Examples of Pattern Recognition in Education

Pattern recognition is the recognition and categorization of patterns. Pattern recognition is a helpful tool for processing and understanding information. It is also an essential part of solving problems or creating intentional outcomes.  “There are common ways we see...

Pattern Recognition in Computational Thinking

Pattern Recognition in Computational Thinking

Computational thinking is the process of defining a step-by-step solution to a complex problem or to achieve a specific goal. While the phrase “computational thinking” contains the word “computational,” it has applications far outside computer science. The process of...

Using Our Professional Development Time Wisely

Using Our Professional Development Time Wisely

When I was an educator, I would find myself getting caught up in the commotion of the school year and lose sight of my passion for learning, the thing that drove me to the profession in the first place. As we get back to school, and conferences and Professional...

Tips to Make Back-to-School More Manageable for Teachers

Tips to Make Back-to-School More Manageable for Teachers

Have you caught your breath yet during this back-to-school season? Or are you still treading water trying to keep up with the myriad of changes and issues affecting educators, parents and students?  It’s been a challenging few years, and with state-led curriculum...

Why is Decomposition Required in Computational Thinking

Why is Decomposition Required in Computational Thinking

While there are many different processes of problem solving taught to students, one stands out as being applicable not only in current educational scenarios but in long-term applications as well: computational thinking. Computational thinking is an integral form of...

25+ Digital Divide Statistics You Need to Know

25+ Digital Divide Statistics You Need to Know

The First Digital Divide: Access and Connectivity Over the last several decades access to computing devices and internet connectivity in schools has greatly accelerated.  Access: In 1997, reports found that the ratio of students to computers was 24:1. By 2017, over...

Learning.com Again Among Oregon’s Healthiest Employers

Learning.com Again Among Oregon’s Healthiest Employers

Learning.com has been named one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers – again! This award recognizes that our company culture values the health and wellness of our employees. Not just their physical health, but mental and emotional health, too. While we offer robust health...

Examples of Algorithmic Thinking

Examples of Algorithmic Thinking

“Effective algorithms make assumptions, show a bias toward simple solutions, trade off the costs of error against the cost of delay, and take chances.” – Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths, Algorithms to Live By (2016) An algorithm is a process or formula for...