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Title: World Explorador
Center: NCER Year: 2013
Principal Investigator: Krause, Lynn Awardee: CurriculaWorks
Program: Small Business Innovation Research      [Program Details]
Award Period: 6 Months Award Amount: $149,521
Type: Phase I Development Award Number: EDIES13C0040

The project team is developing a prototype of the World Explorador game to deliver a learning experience that promotes basic language and literacy skills of English Learners. The games will be available on handheld mobile devices and will provide short, interactive language-rich learning activities intended to provide practice in specific skills. Pilot research in Phase I will seek to demonstrate that the software prototype functions as planned and that students are engaged with the prototype.