Programme & Papers

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

9:00 – 18:00  Registration (at conference venue), open all conference days
14:20 – 14:35  1.1 Opening (Room: EI 9)  pres-icon.pngvideo-icon.jpg
14:35 – 16:00  1.2 Plenary (Chair: Gerald Futschek   Room: EI 9)
Keynote Keynote
Mitchel Resnick
Give P's a Chance: Projects, Peers, Passion, Play

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Edith Ackermann
Amusement, delight, whimsy, and wit, the place of humour in human creativity

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Coffee
16:30 – 18:00  1.3 Plenary (Chair: Chronis Kynigos   Room: EI 9)
Keynote Panel Discussion
Karen Brennan
Constructionism in the Classroom: Three Experiments in Disrupting Technocentrism

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Michael Tempel (moderator), Edith Ackerman, Mitchel Resnick, Ivan Kalaš, Cynthia Solomon
Déjà Vu?

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19:00 Welcome Reception (Aula at conference venue)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

9:00 – 10:50  2.1 Plenary Keynotes (Chair: Richard Noss   Room: EI 9)
Chronis Kynigos
Social Creativity in Designing  Constructionist E-Books: new mediations for creative mathematical thinking?

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Paron Israsena, Chanikarn Wongviriyawong, Arnan Sipitakiat, Nalin Tutiyaphuengprasert, Tawan Tantikul, Niyata Limpiti, Ittichai Rattanathavorn
Constructionism in Thailand and its Transformative Effect on the Lifelong Learning Process

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Coffee
11:20 – 13:00  3 tracks papers
2.2 Math Learning
(Chair: Brian Harvey   Room: EI 8)
2.3 Adult Learning, Teacher Education, School
(Chair: Michael Tempel   Room: EI 9)
2.4 Creativity and Learning
(Chair: Ken Kahn  Room: EI 10)
Eirini Geraniou, Manolis Mavrikis
Building Bridges to Algebra through a Constructionist Learning Environment
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Chrystalla Papademetri-Kachrimani
'How many circles are in the shape?' Defining modelling-based Learning (MbL) through the iterative implementation of a specific activity to groups of early childhood teachers
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Walter Bender, Cynthia Solomon, Claudia Urrea
(More than) Twenty Things to Do in Turtle Blocks
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Chronis Kynigos, Foteini Moustaki, Roula Smyrnaiou, Marios Xenos
Half-baked microworlds as expressive media for fostering creative mathematical thinking
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Arthur Hjorth, Uri Wilensky
Redesign Your City - A Constructionist Learning Environment on Regional Development
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Paulo Souza, Claudia Santana
The collaborative experiences and creativity: an analysis of the games created in the community kodu br
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Han Hyuk Cho, Ji Yoon Lee
3D turtle representation system and mental rotation using 3d turtle perspective
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Michael Weigend
The Digital Woodlouse - Scaffolding in Science-Related Scratch Projects
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Theodora Petrou, Christiana Nicolaou, Pantelitsa Karnaou, Constantinos P. Constantinou
Cognitive processes enacted by learners during co-construction of scientific models
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Hussein Sabra, Fabien Emprin, Pierre-Yves Connan, Christine Jourdain
Classroom Simulator, a new instrument for teacher training. The case of mathematical teaching
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Lunch
14:20 – 16:00  3 tracks papers
2.5 Science Learning
(Chair: Pavel Boytchev   Room: EI 8)
2.6 Programming
(Chair: Michael Weigend   Room: EI 9)
2.7 Inclusion
(Chair: Wolfgang Slany Room: EI 10)
Aditi Wagh, Uri Wilensky
Seeing patterns of change: Supporting noticing in building models of natural selection
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Julia Moschitz
An individual training program for learning programming at university
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Tullia Urschitz, Michele Moro
Low threshold: how inclusive is Constructionism?
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Jeremy Dietmeier, Jazmyn Russell, Lauren Wielgus, Matthew Berland
Exploring Physics Through a Musical Simulation
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Maciej Syslo, Anna Beata Kwiatkowska
Learning Mathematics Supported by Computational Thinking
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Ludmila Jašková, Mária Kaliaková
Programming microworlds for visually impaired pupils
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Loucas Louca, Zacharias Zacharia:
Constructing models and learning through the process: modeling-based learning in science education
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Yasmin Kafai, Quinn Burke
Mindstorms 2.0 Children, programming, and computational participation
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Ken Kahn, Yanty Rumengan, Julius Naibaho
Peer-to-peer Learning in West Papua A One Laptop per Child Experience
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Fabien Emprin, Bernard Riera
Process of creating educational uses by teachers from a 3D simulation of a house home automation to teach technology
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Mareen Przybylla, Ralf Romeike
Physical computing and its scope - towards a constructionist computer science curriculum with physical computing
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Natalija Ignatova
ICT-based learning personalization affordance based on the itec project experience in Lithuania
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Coffee
16:30 – 18:00  Workshops, 3 tracks
2.8 Workshop
(Room: EI 11)
2.9 Workshop
(Room: EI 8)
2.10 Workshop
(Room: Sem 124)
Mitchel Resnick, Champika Fernando
ScratchJR: Coding for Young Children (iPad required)
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Manolis Mavrikis
Authoring Interactive Constructionist Activities and Learning Analytics as a Social Creative Process: the MC2 project (bring your own computers with Java installed)
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Viera Proulx: Program By Design
From Bootstrap to Universe and Beyond
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19:30  City Hall Reception

Thursday, August 21, 2014

9:00 – 10:50  3.1 Plenary Keynotes (Chair: Edith Ackermann   Room: EI 9)
Gary S. Stager
This is Our Moment

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Brian Harvey
Whatever happened to the revolution part 2: in which i get seduced by the lure of a national curriculum

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Wolfgang Slany
Tinkering with Pocket Code, a Scratch-like programming app for your smartphone

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Coffee
11:20 – 13:00  3 tracks papers
3.2 Creativity and Learning
(Chair: Ivan Kalas   Room: EI 8)
3.3 Math learning
(Chair: Richard Noss   Room: EI 9)
3.4 Adult Learning, Teacher Education, School
(Chair: Maciej Syslo  Room: EI 10)
Jennifer Jacobs, Mitchel Resnick, Leah Buechley
Dresscode: supporting youth in computational design and making
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Chantal Buteau, Neil Marshall, Eric Muller
Perception on the nature of core university mathematics microworld-based courses
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Michaela Veselovská, Karolína Mayerová
Pilot study: educational robotics at lower secondary school
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Fields Deborah, Kafai Yasmin, Strommer Anna,Wolf Elissa, Seiner Bailey
Interactive storytelling for promoting creative expression in media and coding in youth online collaboratives in scratch


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Chantal Buteau, Neil Marshall
Learning University Mathematics by Creating and Using Fourteen 'microworlds'
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Aristotelis Gkiolmas, Maria Papaconstantinou, Anthimos Chalkidis, Constantine Skordoulis
Learning About Populations in Ecosystems by 'Building Them From Inside' with NetLogo: A Constructionist Approach for Teaching Population Ecology's Principles
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Maria Daskolia, Katerina Makri, Chronis Kynigos
Fostering collaborative creativity in learning about urban sustainability through digital storytelling
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Cinzia Bonotto, Lisa Dal Santo
Artifacts: influencing practice and supporting creativity process in the mathematics classrooms
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Mícheál Ó Dúill
Countering and Composing, the Mind’s Lies, Technicity Science and Art
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Carina Girvan
Constructionism, creativity and virtual worlds
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Maite Mascaró, Ana Isabel Sacristán, Marta Rufino
Teaching and learning statistics and experimental analysis for environmental science students, thru programming activities in R
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Karl Fuchs
A  romanticized retrospection to the past ?!
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Lunch
14:20 – 16:00  Workshops, 3 tracks
3.5 Workshop
(Room: EI 11)
3.6 Workshop
(Room: EI 8)
3.7 Workshop
(Room: Sem 124)
Wolfgang Slany
Learn how to Create Apps Directly on your Android Device using Pocket Code: A Visual Programming System Strongly Inspired by Scratch
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Gary Stager
Perpetuating Papert’s Legacy of Powerful Ideas for Researchers and Practitioners Alike
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Vessela Ilieva, Mike Doyle
Primary Construction Workshop: A Lego Class for Six Year-Olds of Any Age
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16:30 Excursion and Conference Dinner

Friday, August 22, 2014

9:00 – 10:50  4.1 Plenary (Chair: Ivan Kalas   Room: EI 9)
Panel Discussion Panel Discussion  
Jenny Sendova (moderator), James Clayson, Brian Harvey, Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Viera Proulx
A scientifically playful excursion into language - remembering Wally Feurzeig

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Richard Noss (moderator), Karen Brennan, Brian Harvey, Celia Hoyles, Mitchel Resnick
Whatever happened to the powerful ideas?

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Coffee
11:20 – 13:00  3 tracks papers
4.2 Game Learning
(Chair: Ralf Romeike  Room: EI 8)
4.3 Elementary School
(Chair: Ivan Kalas   Room: EI 9)
4.4 Math learning
(Chair: Márta Turcsány-Szabó;  Room: EI 10)
David Weintrop, Uri Wilensky
Situating programming abstractions in a constructionist video game
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Nicole Panorkou, Alan Maloney, Jere Confrey, Douglas Platt
Developing elementary students' reasoning of geometric transformations through dynamic animation
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Stanislav Lukác, Jozef Sekerák, Noémi Székelyová
Digital learning environment for inquire-based learning of mathematics
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Nikoleta Yiannoutsou, Chronis Kynigos, Maria Daskolia
Constructionist designs in game modding: the case of learning about sustainability
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Antonella Montone, Eleonora Faggiano, Michele Pertichino, Michele Giuliano Fiorentino
Fairy tales in primary schools: mathematical thinking through creativity, fantasy and imagination
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Sara Cole
The "I Heart Math" Journal: a Self-Guided Tour of Papert's "Mathland"
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Angel Pretelín-Ricárdez, Ana Isabel Sacristán
Construction of videogames by engineering students for understanding modelling processes
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Klaus Hammermüller, Michael Kickmeier-Rust, Veronika Vanécék
Enabling Individualization and Constructionism Learning in Austrian Public Schools
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Dorothy French
Fibonacci Forever, Classical Mathematics and Geometry for Design
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Ken Kahn
Toontalk reborn, Re-implementing and re-conceptualising ToonTalk for the Web
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Lunch
14:20 – 16:00
4.5 Demos 1
(Chair: Ana Isabel Sacristan   Room: EI 8)
4.6 Demos 2
(Chair: Michele Moro   Room: EI 10)
4.7 Posters
(Room: Aula EI)
Ken Kahn, Niall Winters
Algebraic Equations as a Creative Medium
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Caroline Claisse
Designing a Toolkit to Encourage Creativity and Meaning Making
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Daniela Bräuml, Karl Fuchs
Functional Modeling Beyond the Turtle
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Krithika Jagannath, Amanda Alef, Tulsi Mehta: The Movers Movement - The Musical Twister Project
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Manolis Mavrikis, Sergio Gutierrez-Santos, Eirini Geraniou
Computer-based Analysis of Student Constructions to Foster Creativity in Collaborative Activities
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Valentina Munoz, Teresa Rojano
Algebraic ExpressionMachine: A Web ad hoc Learning Environment for Developing Structure Sense
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Hamish Todd
Recent Developments in Puzzle Design and Educational Software: A Model for Convergence
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Marianna Efstathiadou, Loizos Symeou
Young children constructing an understanding of number sequences through modeling based learning
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Harshit Agrawal, Rishika Jain, Prabhat Kumar, Pradeep Yammiyavar: Integrating Constructionism in Designing for Digital Fabrication
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Yo Guo, Uri Wilensky, David Weintrop
BEESMART: A Microworld for Swarming Behaviour and for Learning Complex Systems Concepts
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Man-Chi Liu, Andrew Gauthier, David Nguyen, Nick Zink, Daniel Broun
Storylines That Inspire Creative Constructionism
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Ioana Ocnarescu, Frédérique Pain: Use-Cases for Social Robots: new Interactions between Design & Research
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Márta Turcsány-Szabó: Interactive Poster for Exploring and Testing
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Coffee
16:30 – 18:00  Workshops, 3 tracks
4.8 Workshop
(Room: EI 8)
4.9 Workshop
(Room: Sem 124)
4.10 Workshop
(Room: EI 11)
David Weintrop, Arthur Hjorth, Uri Wilensky
Know Your Network: Learning Social Networks Analysis Through Meaningful Manipulation with Netlogo
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Man-Chi Liu, Andrew Gauthier, David Nguyen, Nick Zink, Daniel Broun
Modular Construction for Playful Robots
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Brian Harvey
Programming with Snap!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

9:00 – 10:50  5.1 Plenary Keynotes (Chair: James Clayson   Room: EI 9)
Pavel Boytchev
Deconstructionism in Education - A Personal Wandering Towards Constructionism

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Evgenia Sendova
You do - you understand, you explore - you invent: the fourth level of inquiry-based learning

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Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss
Why should we teach children to program, really?

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Coffee
11:20 – 11:50  5.2 Closing (Room: EI 9)
12:00  Post Conference Excursion (Wachau)
(not included in Conference Fee)

effective 2014-07-15