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  • Computer Science Curriculum for First Grade Students Using a Robot Games Platform
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The project team is developing and testing a prototype of a computer science game-based intervention intended for Grade 1 students. The prototype will include physical robots that will be designed and controlled on a game board by students through a blue-tooth enabled smartphone app. The product will include teacher resources and suggestions to ... »
  • LifeSim
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project team will develop and test a prototype of LifeSim, intended to be a financial literacy game app for high school students to strengthen mathematical skills and practical life knowledge. In the game, high school students will manage hypothetical investment funds and be challenged to understand compounded interest and debt. The app will ... »
  • Teachley Analytics Library: A Collection of Educational Apps Personalizing Gameplay and Reporting Insights
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project team is developing and testing a prototype of the Teachley Analytics Library, a platform intended to host third party-developed mathematics game apps for students in kindergarten through Grade 8. The prototype will include a dashboard to host games and generate formative assessment data to inform teacher instruction. In the Phase I ... »
  • Mobile Learning and Assessment-Game Based Apps with Direct Representation of Mathematics
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In prior research and development, the team developed WuzzitTrouble, an iPhone and iPad gaming app where players solve problems using number sense mathematical strategies. This project will develop and test a prototype of an adaptive engine for this game, intended to tailor gameplay to the skill levels of individual students and to provide support ... »
  • Policy decision-making, public involvement and nuclear energy: What do expert stakeholders think and why?
    Date: 09/18/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Despite new governmental initiatives aiming to engage the general public in policymaking related to nuclear energy, little is known about how expert stakeholders involved in the decision-making process perceive such activity. This study examines how a series of social, cognitive and communication factors influences expert stakeholders’ attitudes ... »
  • Farming for Fuels - Summative Evaluation
    Date: 05/09/2014
    Resource Category: Summative
    The summative evaluation of the Farming for Fuels classroom program and family event was conducted over two years. Two interim reports were delivered with preliminary results about specific areas of focus. This final report described the overall evaluation study methods and results, and made recommendations for potential revisions and improvements ... »
  • A Game-Based Intervention to Promote Executive Function and Reasoning in Early Learning
    Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project team is developing a prototype of Thinking Time, a tablet-based app and game for early learners (ages 3- to 6-years-old) that provides cognitive training games based on neuropsychological research. Game play will be self-guided and adaptive, and will support the development of working memory, attention and impulse control, and ... »
  • Happy Atoms
    Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project team is developing a prototype of Happy Atoms, a game to support middle school students in learning about the composition of molecules. Happy Atoms will include physical manipulative balls with embedded magnets wirelessly connected to a tablet application (app) to recognize whether or not the created molecule exists and explain why or ... »
  • Eco: An Online Virtual World for Secondary School Environmental Literacy and Collaborative Problem Solving
    Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project team is developing a prototype of Eco, a multi-player game to prepare high school students to be environmentally literate citizens with 21st century skills. To play the game, students will enter a shared online world featuring a simulated ecosystem of plants and animals. Students will co-create the civilization by measuring, modeling, ... »
  • Zaption Mobile: Develop and Testing a Mobile App for Video Learning
    Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project team is developing a prototype of a mobile platform, Zaption, to support teachers in using video clips to enrich learning. The product’s user-interface will allow teachers to easily add annotations to videos, make short video clips that align to topics, and enhance videos with time-linked elements and assessments that appear at the top ... »

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