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Square1 software / hardware prototype testing in a school

More photos from the workshop. Couple of weeks ago, we held the first workshop with students for the Square1 software / harware prototype. The objective of the workshop was to explore how the Square1 prototype may support self-organized and collaborative … Continue reading

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Square1: Third PD workshop with girls in Oakland

    During two prior participatory design sessions with girls in the ACORD Woodland public school in Oakland, California we started developed software ideas for the interaction design and functionality of the central device of the Square1 set of devices. … Continue reading

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Square1: Second PD workshop with girls in Oakland

In context of the techGyrls mentor program of the YWCA Berkeley/Oakland, program coordinator, Jana, four active mentors, Becca, Jules, Lily and Emily, and I facilitated the second a participatory design (PD) workshop with 13 girls (4th grade) at the ACORN Woodland public School in … Continue reading

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Square1: Participatory design with girls in Oakland

Video documentation of the presentation of one group (turn up your volume to listen to the comments of the girls). With the help of Jana, the techGyrls program coordinator of the YWCA Berkeley/Oakland, and four creative mentors, Becca, Melissa, Lily … Continue reading

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Square1 cardboard prototype

The Square1 is the concept of a set of single tasks dedicated devices for collaborative and cooperative learning, such as a self-organized learning environment, in school. The ideas is that students and teachers will be able to assemble the devices together … Continue reading

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Square1 – A collection of single-task dedicated learning devices

Isometric drawing of the Square1 drawing device. Square1 (sometimes also spelled “Square One”) is a collection of single-task dedicated learning devices designed for collaborative work at school. The collection consists of three devices: (1) one for writing, (2) one for drawing, and … Continue reading

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