Invasions of the Energy Monsters wins GLS Showcase Award
August 2016 —
Our game, Invasions of the Energy Monsters, was awarded 1st place in the showcase competition at the Games, Learning, and Society (GLS'16) conference!
Tern Tangible Programming mentioned in WIRED
Tern was mentioned in a WIRED writeup of Google's new Project Bloks release.
Tangible Play releases Osmo Coding based on Strawbies
Tangible Play, creators of the Osmo system, just released their latest game called Coding based on TIDAL Lab research.
TIDAL Lab Mentioned in WIRED
TIDAL Lab mentioned in a WIRED article about the release of Osmo Coding.
Crain's Chicago Business Article
Mike Horn's research profiled in Crain's Chicago Business
NSF CAREER Award
Mike Horn received an NSF CAREER award to study computational literacy in informal learning environments. The project will study existing cultural forms of literacy with the goal of broaden participation in computation.
PBS NOVA Labs Launched!
Our Build-a-Tree and DeepTree exhibits are now featured as part of a PBS NOVA Lab on evolution.
Best Paper Award (CHI 2015)
March 2015 —
Our Fluid Grouping paper was just awarded Best Paper at ACM CHI 2015 in Seoul, Korea.
PBS NOVA blog post
Our Life on Earth exhibits were featured in a PBS NOVA blog post by Ralph Bouquet:
"imagine doing a family tree project that took into account all the biodiversity and history of 3.5 billion years of life..."
Best Paper Award (IDC 2014)
June 2014 —
Zeina Atrash Leong's paper, Waiting for Learning, was awarded Best Full Paper at the 2014 Interaction Design and Children Conference in Aarhus, Denmark. Congratulations, Zeina!
Best Short Paper Award (IDC 2014)
June 2014 —
Our Frog Pond Evolution paper was awarded Best Short Paper at the Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC 2014) in Aarhus, Denmark. Congratulations, team!
Games, Learning, and Society Showcase Award (GLS 2014)
June 2014 —
Our Green Home Games project, Turn Up the Heat, just won the 2nd Place Showcase Award at the 2014
Games, Learning, and Society Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.
New York Times: Very Young Programmers
Mike's work on Tangible Programming in the DevTech group at Tufts University was mentioned in the New York Times Science Section.
Best Design Paper Award (CSCL 2013)
June 2013 —
Our Going Deep paper was just awarded Best Design Paper at the Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference (CSCL'13) conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Congratulations, team!
Life on Earth Exhibits Launch!
Our Life on Earth exhibits have launched at the California Academy of Sciences and the Field Museum