1999 Course Materials, Projects and Programs
Buzz!!: This program was built to teach the concepts of area and perimeter to Ellen Lynch's Kindergarten ESL students at Vartan Gregorian Fox Point Elementary School. A version of the program for the PC can be downloaded from the project page.
Mad Math Minute: Created for Karen DiPrete's 3rd graders at Vartan Gregorian Fox Point Elementary School, this program provides a computer-based version of timed classroom exercises to test and motivate multiplication and division skills. A version for the PC can be downloaded from the project page.
Math Bug: This program, designed to teach the concepts of, and develop facility with the calculations for, area and perimeter, was created for both Christine Mendonca's and Holly Polhemus' 4th grade students at Vartan Gregorian Fox Point Elementary School. A version of MathBug for the PC can be downloaded from the project page.
A Night Out: This drug education and decision-making program was developed for Charly Adler and Suzette Thiebault and their 9th grade Health students at the Met School. Versions for both the Mac and the PC can be downloaded from the project page.
Sadina's Revenge: Created for Diane Cresto's 10th grade ESL and Special Education students at Mt. Pleasant High School, this program embeds elementary grammar exercises in a graphically sophisticated, narratively compelling video game.
Aspects of Perception: These Java applets were created for Professor Leslie Welch and the undergraduates enrolled in her Perception course, PY0027, in the Department of Psychology at Brown University. The applets can be run directly from the project page.
Mass Media: This tutorial and video annotation program was created for Professor Darrell West and the students who will take his PS111 course in the Fall 2000 semester at Brown University. The program teaches the structure and analysis of political advertisements, while providing students with a framework for writing annotations of your own. Versions for both the Mac and the PC can be downloaded from the project page.
Note: The programs created in the Educational Software Seminar at Brown may be used without charge for any non-commercial educational purpose. If you find the CS092 materials and programs useful we hope you will let us know. Redistribution of the programs is forbidden as is charging a fee for their use under any circumstances. Address all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org.