The National Science Foundation awarded $1.5 million to the University of Colorado to exlore the idea of Scalable Game Design using our AgentSheets software to engage students in Computer Science through game design and ultimately encouraging them to pursue careers in the information technology field. AgentSheets Inc. is a subcontractor to this grant and will work with CU Computer Science Department, CU School of Education, CU Science Discovery outreach program to achieve the goals of the project [CU Press Release].
AgentSheets, Inc. has received the 2008 Colorado Top Tech Education Initiative award at the Apex Awards ceremony hosted on June 5, 2008 by the CSIA, Colorado's Technology Association. The Top Tech Education Initiative award honors the nominee who has put forth an Initiative in Education, for the sake of Education, that is having a tangible impact on primary and/or secondary students, teachers, professors, educational institutions and/or the community at large. It is given to the nominee that goes above and beyond to nurture, develop and promote Colorados next, bright technology minds, especially in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills, with measurable results. [Press Release].
Adolescent Game Designers Using AgentSheets, The Imagination Platform, by Mark Willoughby [pdf]
Our main goal is to bring computer science to middle schools with the ultimate aim of developing a larger IT workforce. Our approach called Scalable Game Design uniquely balances educational and motivational concerns [Scalable Game Design]
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