Redesigning Education for an Online World | Design Thinking Showcase

Redesigning Education for an Online World | Design Thinking Showcase

The Hawaii Department of Education and Oceanit have been doing a design sprint with 7 design teams made up of teachers, parents, community members, and students to rethink education for an online world. The design teams have been hard at work collaborating and using Design Thinking to develop potential school/complex area models or components for distance/blended learning.

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Time to Flip the Internship Upside Down: Education, Imagination, and Industry

Internships are great in theory—students get to learn from industry professionals, gain real world experience in a controlled environment, and walk away inspired to focus their education and change the world. But in reality, things aren’t quite so rosy. Often,Read more

Oceanit launches traffic safety internship with DOT

On Friday, January 29th, Oceanit hosted a livestream kickoff event from Nanakuli for a new AI traffic monitoring internship project. The kickoff was held in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HIDOT) and students from Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA).

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Looking Back on 2020 at Oceanit

 Nobody, including Oceanit, expected 2020 to be the chaotic and surreal a year that it was. In our 35 years in business, the Oceanit family has not experienced a local and global situation like this. From the global pandemic to incomplete or absent leadership and government policies, there were many reasons to be pessimistic.

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Virtual Coding Training with Altino on Altinocoding.com

Oceanit believes that an innovative mindset starts with two things: education and imagination. Our SURF (Social Utilization of Resources for the Future) initiative began over ten years ago when we first adopted Design Thinking and began hosting DT workshops andRead more

Oceanit’s Sergey Negrashov Rallies the Community around Alohamask

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and care facilities around the nation have experienced shortages in personal protective equipment like masks and gloves, and Hawaii is no exception. To help address this critical need, members of the Oceanit

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Self Improvement in Social Quaratine

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives of people all around the world. For Hawai’i, this viral outbreak is exposing shortcomings in our reliance on tourism as the main driver of economic wellbeing. While events like the 9/11 attacks andRead more
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PDE3 Learn 2 Code: Altino for Hawaii’s Educational Professionals

Since 2017, Oceanit has trained 555 teachers from almost 250 schools using the Altino coding system, creating a STEM education snowball effect to reach as many of Hawaii's students as possible and setup a future of computer science understanding. We continue this trendRead more
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The Truth About Altino

It's not all about training coders. Altino is about inspiring the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and technologists, and about creating a technology workforce in Hawai'i. Research and developments in science often die in a laboratory without practical applications, butRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Patrick Sullivan on PBS Hawai’i

Oceanit is proud to have PBS Hawai'i feature Patrick Sullivan's fascinating origin story on their Long Story Short program. Oceanit's Founder and CEO dove deep into his childhood education with Presenter, Leslie Wilcox, to share his personal journey and discussRead more