Ahoy! Fun and games hit the high seas when teams from WGBH descended on Imajine That in Lawrence MA to demo all the great work done by WGBH and our colleagues in the PBS system as part of Ready to Learn. Kids, families and local politicians played with web games and apps from Curious George, Peg+Cat, Dinosaur Train and more…
Christine will be presenting the latest findings from Next Generation Preschool Math at IDC in New York with colleagues Ashley Lewis Presser and Philip Vahey.
Their paper is entitled, “Designing Early Childhood Math Games: A Research-Driven Approach”
Ruff Ruffman’s Monumental Mini Golf
Ruff is on a mission to build the tallest, longest, and heaviest mini-golf course in the world and he needs your help! Once you’ve completed a series of math challenges you can play the mini-golf course you’ve helped create.
Built in Unity with Flash animation embedded, this collaborative game was a massive collaboration between WGBH, PBS KIDS, CoCoDeep Studios and Global Mechanic Media. Funded by a Ready to Learn grant.
DESIGN SQUAD has launched Fidgit Factory, a new game where players wire a circuit that powers a set of wacky machines. Then as the orders roll in, players dress up those adorable Fidgits with hats, glasses, antennae and more! See if you can win the high-score stickers through all 5 levels and 15 rounds of play!
Team: Kal, Tara, Melissa, Li, Jillian, Caz, Sylvia, Pearl, and Dave. With music by Christian.
A musical painting game or an artful music game? Check it out at the CURIOUS GEORGE web site.
Curious George’s Splat team: Gentry, Kit, & Cassi.