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Wednesday, August 1 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
2018 Tech Demos + Opening Reception

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Welcome to the 2018 Tech Showcase and Opening Reception. The Tech showcase is festive science fair like event that takes place during our opening reception. We have a terrific line-up of demos, make sure to check them out! (P.S. We are preparing a flyer that will include descriptions for the demos. We will attach it below as a pdf.)

A Collaborative Classroom Videogame for Learning Quantum Mechanics
Aditya Anupam, Azad Naeemi, Nassim Jafarinaimi

Unplatform and Open Embedded Assessments for Rural India
Kirky DeLong

Hurl the Harasser: Making Games at the Pace of News
Lindsay Grace

Getting Started with Teaching E-Textiles
Caroline Hardin

SynthSync – Decoding Music Together
Anna Jordan-Douglass, Vishesh Kumar, Peter Woods

BBC Academy Studio Directing Experience
Charles Miller

Watch your Tendons Stretch as you Kick – a Foot-Controlled MR Experience
Jeanine Reutemann

F**k #EdTech: Non-Profit Innovators Must Make Things
Marc Lesser

MiTi Robot: A Chat Bot For Teacher PD In India
Louisa Rosenheck, Brandon Hanks

Measuring Implicit Learning through Analysis of Eye Movements
Jodi Asbell-Clarke, Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki, Elizabeth Rowe, Eric Anderson

Participatory Design of a Collaborative Emotion Recognition Game with and for Autistic Individuals: Connecting through Kinect
Deborah Sturm, Michael Kholodovsky, David Shane Smith, Pavel Asanov, Louis Pisicolo, Rayan Arab, Joseph Hayes, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch

City Data Dashboards: Paper Circuit Pop-Ups to Engage Youth in Creative Exploration with Open Civic Data
Natalie Freed, Elisabeth Sylvan, David Cole

Improving spatial reasoning through a mobile game
Nicolaas VanMeerten

Reflections on Workforce and Career Exposure through Youth-led Immersive Storytelling
Aparna Wilder, Ali Momeni

Ramp It Up: Gamified Financial Readiness
Nick Maynard

Illustrating Group Theory: A Coloring Workshop
Alexandra Berke

Srujani Kamineni

Tiles for Tales Project
Margaret Low, James Alexander Johnston

Playing the Procedural Sonnet
Corey Sparks

What can liberal arts students learn to program in one semester?
Angela Chang

Virtual Mentors in the (S)Partners Website
Leticia Cherchiglia, Will Renius, Rabindra Ratan, Joseph Carlson, Breanne Carlson, Karin Pfeiffer, Erich Petushek

Gem Spinner: Teaching Probability With An Idle Game
Ira Fay

Lost & Found: A Game Series for Religious-Legal Literacy
Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Chibitronics Love to Code: Paper Craft Meets Programming
Jie Qi, K-Fai Steele, Natalie Freed, Andrew "bunnie" Huang

Learning Analytics In A Teacher Dashboard To Facilitate Inquiry-Based Instruction
Joseph Reilly, Vishesh Kumar, Shari Metcalf, Matthew Berland, Chris Dede, Tina Grotzer

Learning Through Movement And Play: Creative Gamification In Energetic Alpha, an iPad App for Preschoolers
Gretchen Rinnert, Marianne Martens, Aoife Mooney

Trash Traders: Synchronized Sustainability for Students
Jacob Rosenbloom, Mai Ao, Longyi Cheng, Kacey Eichen, Jibran Khan, Zhenhao Xiong, John Dessler

Circulating Voices: A System for Hybrid Listening
Benjamin Stokes, Samantha Dols

DIALOGOS - Fishbowl Conversation Online
Marjo Virnes, Teemu Leinonen

linkreducation.com: a Global Educational Network that links students, teachers and institutions
Gabriel Flacks

"TimeWalk.org: Building History in 3D
Ted Barnett


Aditya Anupam

Georgia Institute of Technology
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Jodi Asbell-Clarke

Director, EdGE at TERC
I direct a team of game designers, researchers, and learning scientists who live and work on the edge of science and play.
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Matthew Berland

UW Madison
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Angela Chang

Independent researcher, Affiliated with Emerson College, MIT
computational creativity, digital poetry, electronic textiles, rapid prototyping, teachable moments, small group communication
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Leticia Cherchiglia

PhD Student, Michigan State University

Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki

Director, LCIRT, Landmark College

Kirky DeLong

MIT, Office of Digital Learning

Ira Fay

Associate Prof. of Computer Science & Game Design, Hampshire College / Fay Games
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Owen Gottlieb

Faculty, RIT MAGIC Center
Owen Gottlieb, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Interactive Games and Media at RIT. He is the the founder and lead researcher at the Initiative in Religion, Culture, and Policy at the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction, and Creativity (MAGIC) magic.rit.edu/rcp Jewish... Read More →

Lindsay Grace

Professor, American University Game Lab

James Johnston

Software Engineer, AHDB

Anna Jordan-Douglass

Madison, WI, United States, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Vishesh Kumar

UW Madison
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Teemu Leinonen

Associate Professor, Aalto University
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Marc Lesser

Senior Director | Learning Design, Mouse
I'm a learning designer with a background in youth development, non-profit management, web learning, and STEM / Maker Education. I teach in the Youth Studies MA at City University of NY, and produce a podcast called, No Such Thing. Find it at https://shows.pippa.io/nosuchthing

Margaret Low

Professor, University of Warwick
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Marianne Martens

Assistant Professor, Kent State University, School of Library and Information Science, United States of America
Marianne Martens is Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at Kent State University. Previously, Martens served as vice president at children’s publisher North-South Books, Inc. in New York. Martens’ interdisciplinary research is grounded in... Read More →

Nick Maynard


Shari Metcalf

Project Director, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Charles Miller

Producer, BBC
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Jeanine Reutemann

Researcher, Leiden University, New Media Lab, Centre for Innovation
Jeanine Reutemann is a (Audiovisual) Researcher at the Centre for Innovation at the Leiden University, with a background in film, education and media sciences. Main research interests: Science, Education & Film, MOOCs, VR, AI & Film, Digital Education, Embodiment Theory, Gesture Studies... Read More →

Gretchen Rinnert

Associatie Professor, Kent State University
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Louisa Rosenheck

Ed Tech Designer and Researcher, MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program
Louisa is a Research Manager in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program. She manages the design, content, and development of educational games and simulations to be used with middle and high school students. She also oversees the research done on these projects exploring how games... Read More →

Corey Sparks

Assistant Professor, California State University, Chico
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K-Fai Steele

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Benjamin Stokes

Benjamin Stokes is a civic media scholar and designer at American University in the School of Communication and Game Lab. His designs for cities have introduced neighbors, retold local history, and rebuilt payphones. Previously, Benjamin co-founded Games for Change, the movement hub... Read More →

Mike Tissenbaum

Research Scientist, MIT
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Nicolaas VanMeerten

Director of Research, GLITCH
Anything! :)

Wednesday August 1, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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