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Trinity College Dublin

Research

Bridge21

Bridge21 is the flagship umbrella project of the Centre. Bridge21 is both a model of “21st century learning” which embodies the use of teamwork and technology and an educational action research project aimed at helping transform Irish Second Level Education. [read more]

Maths and Bridge21

Contextual Mathematics research is engaged in the development of a set of guidelines for the development of technology-mediated, contextual activities, resonant with a view of mathematics as both a problem-solving activity and of mathematics education as involving students in constructing their knowledge via the formulation and solution of problems. [read more]


Other (Previous) Projects


Learning Online and in Virtual Worlds
CAWriter:a web based tool for supporting novice researchers.
MATHPLAY: A collection of min-games for learing maths.  Check out the intro video.
MobiMaths: mobile, contextualised teaching and learning of mathematics
MathBlocker:  earn time online doing educational challenges
ANIMATES: a simple to use web based tool for creating animantions.
VIRTUAL GRAFFITI:  provides a public visual space in which passers-by can express themselves through threaded conversations containing SMS messages, graphics, photos and animations sent from their mobile devices.
FADA: a tool for the visualistion of distributed computing algorithms.
SMART: a tool for stop motion animation on mobile phones.
PACT: an intelligent tutoring system for home tutoring of maths and music.
EDUCE: an intelligent tutoring system based on multiple intelligences.
DRUMSTEPS:  a graphical tool for music compostion.