STEM Education and the Future of Hawai’i Talk Story

STEM Education and the Future of Hawai’i Talk Story

Learn about and discuss with Oceanit’s Ian Kitajima potential opportunities that expose students to world=class professional, artificial intelligence technologies, design thinking innovation processes and hands-on big data analysis/data dashboard development.

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit News Update October 20th

Oceanit continues to earn local and national media coverage for our work during the ongoing global pandemic; both in direct response to our ASSURE-19 rapid saliva test development and on our efforts to help Hawai’i rebuild stability and sustainability in

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Virtual Coding Training with Altino on Altinocoding.com

Oceanit Research Foundation has recently launched a free computer science resource for teachers, students, and parents: AltinoCoding.com. With education moving online and going remote for the foreseeable future, the SURF initiative led by our very own Ian Kitajima, launched the

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Mind to Market Stories

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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Training Teachers with Altino Introduces Students to Creative Problem Solving & Uplifts Hawai’i

Present Frustrations According to a 2016 study conducted by Aloha United Way, 48% of working families in Hawaii can’t afford to live to live in the islands. This is largely due to the high costs of living and low wages—HawaiiRead 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 | An Update from Dr. V on Geek Beat!

From 2008-2012, Hawaiian families tuned in to Hawaii News Now for Dr. V and his morning segment called 'Weird Science with Dr. V'. He is, of course, our very own Dr. Vinod Veedu, head of Oceanit's materials team and DirectorRead more
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Altino Summer Cohorts 2019 – On Our Way to 5k

Since 2016, Oceanit has been working continuously towards the goal of training 5000 non-technical teachers to use coding in their classrooms. We are using the Altino coding system to increase coding language fluency and promote computer science education across the state. By training teachers,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | Creators of Altino Robotic Cars, SAEON, Visit Oceanit in Honolulu

On January 30th, Mr. Se-yong Jung of SaeOn, the inventor of the Altino coding car, arrived in Honolulu to spend a week with Oceanit and to meet our coding education partners. Visiting along with Mr. Seyong Jung were five topRead more
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Design Thinking at Kapolei High School

“Design Thinking” is the process we use to drive Oceanit’s Mind-to-Market approach to problem solving and communications. Design Thinking can be used across an unlimited number of situations and industries. Oceanit’s Ian Kitajima and Abe Toma, together with trusted innovationRead more