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2011 and Older

  • CU featured Scalable Game Design as an outreach highlight and showcases the Ft. Lupton implementations and "National Middle School of the Year" award
  • Feb. 25 2011: Ft. Lupton Middle School, one of our participating middle schools, receives the "National Middle School of the Year" award by the National Association of Middle School Principals (news coverage). According to the principal, Melanie Patterson, "AgentSheets and Scalable Gaming Design played a significant part in the opportunities offered to students that made this possible!"
  • Feb. 18, 2011, AERA Presidential Session on “Design Research Exploring Transformative Frameworks for Learning and Education”; presentation by Dr. Repenning on “Social Computational Thinking Tools”. Sunday, Apr 10 - 10:35am - 12:05pm Building/Room: Sheraton / Napoleon Ballroom B3, New Orleans, LA
  • Feb. 16, 2011, A new server infrastructure has gone online to deal with the massive traffic (during class hours we get new projects every 14 seconds) and improve the Wiki and Arcade experience. Let us know how this works for you.
  • Dr. Repenning gave the keynote at the October 4 2010 Science Technology Engineering & Math-Education Coalition (STEM-EC) meeting.
  • Dr. Repenning was honored at the 2010 Telluride Tech Festival for contributions to Computer Science. Past honorees include Sir Tim Berners-Lee (creator of the World Wide Web), Vinton Cerf (father of the Internet), and Alan Kay (inventor of modern object-oriented programming).
  • GirlStart, our partner organization, offers summer camps in which girls use AgentSheets to create the Frogger game and ocean habitat and germ attack simulations. Media coverage for their camps:
  • Scalable Game design was presented at the ISTE 2010 conference in poster sessions by Alex Repenning, Mark Shouldice, Andri Ioannidou, Corey Papastathis, and Steve Barron
  • CS4HS 2010 workshop held at CU (June 25-June 27, 2010) sponsored by Google and AgentSheets Inc.
  • Read the press release about the Summer Institute 2010 and the press coverage by the Daily Camera about the CS4HS.


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