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SUDDS Team Wins Gold at Triangle Startup Weekend

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"Educators and entrepreneurs converged during the latest iteration of Triangle Startup Weekend in Raleigh, NC, to brainstorm and launch ideas aimed at solving problems in the K-12 system. During the final hours of the event Feb. 22, 10 teams scrambled to finish demos of products designed to address issues such as student engagement, parent-teacher communication, and funding shortages. The winning team pitched Math !nFusion, an online program that would enable teachers to tutor students while learning how to better implement the Common Core State Standards math curriculum." Read more, or check out the EdNC article.
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Confrey and Maloney address EHR Program Officers at NSF Methods at Midday

Presentations
Jere Confrey and Alan Maloney presented a talk on Learning Trajectories in Mathematics and Science to the program officers in the Education and Human Resources division. The talk was well attended, both face to face and virtually, and gave these experienced PIs an opportunity to discuss the progress in this area of research. To look at the presentation, click here.
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How SUDDS Came to Be

Articles
SUDDS (Scaling Up Digital Design Studies) came out of Jere Confrey’s extensive work in mathematics education in both academic and corporate settings. Although the software industry uses agile methods to engage in lean product prototyping, their development process often lacks an extensive and up-to-date research base. On the other hand, change often accrues gradually in academic settings, and valuable academic research progresses in isolation, without resulting in usable and scalable design solutions to persistent problems. The SUDDS team seeks to draw on the strengths of both corporate and academic environments, combining agility with theoretically grounded design studies to pioneer and investigate new learning environments. We carry out our work in interdisciplinary teams of content providers, teachers, visual designers, UX/UI specialists, software engineers, and measurement experts. We seek to develop effective…
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SUDDS Has Launched!

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The SUDDS team seeks to draw on the strengths of both corporate and academic environments, combining agility with theoretically grounded design studies to pioneer and investigate new learning environments. We carry out our work in interdisciplinary teams of content providers, teachers, visual designers, UX/UI specialists, software engineers, and measurement experts. We seek to develop effective ways to produce well-prepared scholars and designers for entry into the workforce.
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