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CEE, I’m Ready

I am so excited to announce that I will start work at the Council for Economic Education. The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE) is the leading non-profit organization in the United States that focuses on personal finance and economic education for students K-12. By providing kids with the knowledge and vocabulary of money, they give them … Continue reading CEE, I’m Ready

Fake Me Out at Fake News Horror Show

Thank you for visiting our booth at Fake News Horror Show! Fake Me Out is a media-literacy web application designed for adult media consumers. Fake Me Out is a tool specifically designed for adult readers. Fake Me Out encourages users to take a step back from any information presented, analyze it carefully, and share their … Continue reading Fake Me Out at Fake News Horror Show

Mobile Learning Design Challenge

I created a media literacy web application this past fall semester at Teachers College, Columbia University. The graduate course, ORLD 5050  - Mobile Learning Design for Professional Growth, challenges students to develop a prototype of a mobile learning activity and rapidly conduct user-testing through out the semester.  By the end of the semester, I learned many valuable … Continue reading Mobile Learning Design Challenge

Instructional Mobile Games: Playing with Cognitive Load

Can children learn from playing a mobile game? The answer is yes. Every game teaches something, even tic-tac-toe! Yet, what sort of structure is needed to create a game that successfully teaches a student concepts without making them feel overwhelmed and frustrated with instructional learning materials? From an instructional design perspective, this is where Cognitive … Continue reading Instructional Mobile Games: Playing with Cognitive Load

In the next 25 years…

In 25 years, intergalactic dinosaurs will roam the Earth. Just kidding! After binge watching popular sci-fi tv series this past fall, like Black Mirror, Stranger Things, and Wayward Pines, I found myself thinking about what the future will be like. Will we be living in a cubed box with flat built-in screens surrounding us? Are … Continue reading In the next 25 years…