A Teachable Agent Game Engaging Primary School Children to Learn Arithmetic Concepts and Reasoning

@article{Pareto2014ATA,
  title={A Teachable Agent Game Engaging Primary School Children to Learn Arithmetic Concepts and Reasoning},
  author={Lena Pareto},
  journal={International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={251-283}
}
In this paper we will describe a learning environment designed to foster conceptual understanding and reasoning in mathematics among younger school children. The learning environment consists of 48 2-player game variants based on a graphical model of arithmetic where the mathematical content is intrinsically interwoven with the game idea. The environment also features teachable agents, which are computer programs that can be taught and behave according to their knowledge. Thus, the environment… CONTINUE READING

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