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Thursday, November 8 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Designing tablet apps for math learning in preschool

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The Next Generation Preschool Math is a 4-year, $3.5m research project. In partnership with research scientists from the Center on Children and Technology at EDC and SRI International, WGBH will be designing a blended learning suite of 8 tablet apps. The apps will be complemented by non-digital materials designed to integrate with the rhythms and spaces that make a preschool classroom tick – learning centers, snack time, recess and story time. This presentation will share our initial findings and key questions.

 

 


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Christine Zanchi

Executive Producer and Director of Digital Education Strategy, WGBH Educational Foundation
Christine Zanchi is an Executive Producer and Director of Digital Education Strategy for WGBH’s Children’s Media Group.  Christine is currently leading production a three-year, NSF-funded grant to explore preschool math learning through a blend of hands-on activities and tablet-based gaming, all supported by an innovative interactive teacher’s guide. Prior to this, Christine lead the development and production of a number of... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 217

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