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Monday, May 2 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Intersecting Play, Community, and Technology to Support Early Learning: Storytelling with the Picture Dots App

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SciPlay from the New York Hall of Science will discuss how the New York City community informed the design of an early childhood app, Picture Dots, which aims to facilitate playful intergenerational mathematics, science, and literacy conversations. This poster presents how SciPlay play-tested Picture Dots activities with diverse families at World Maker Faire in New York City, which inspired the creation of a preliminary learning activity guide. Presenters will engage the audience with a hands-on introduction to the app and discussion of its potential as a storytelling tool.

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Rose Pozos-Brewer

Rose Pozos-Brewer earned her B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Swarthmore College where she also received a minor in Spanish. At Swarthmore, Rose worked researching Educational Psychology focusing on interest and its intersection with motivation, engagement, and STEM learning. In... Read More →
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Laycca Umer

Laycca Umer, while working as a NYSCI Explainer, earned a B.S. in Childhood Education/Psychology, a NYS Teaching License, and a M.S. in TESOL from CUNY City College. Her research focused on subtractive bilingual education in High School ESL classrooms. During Summer 2015, she worked... Read More →


Monday May 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Morgan Cafe 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

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