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Description: The Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (SILC) researches spatial learning and develops educational programs and technologies. Every month, the SILC showcase highlights research by different members, who include cognitive scientists, psychologists, computer scientists, education professors, neuroscientists, practicing geoscientists, engineers, and teachers in the Chicago Public Schools. Tests and instruments include the Children's Mental Transformation Task, Santa Barbara Spatial Ability Tests, Visualization assessment and training (VIZ), a library of Shepard- and Metzler-type mental rotation stimuli, Vandenberg & Kuse paper and pencil test, Mental Rotation Stimuli, Object-Location Memory Task, Spatial Activity Survey, and Video Game Experience Survey. Other resources include classes, workshops, and talks. Also available from http://www.silccenter.org/.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Educational Tools/Objects, Research Centers, Articles
Math Topics: Geometry, Geography
Math Ed Topics: Simulations, Visualizations, Staff/Prof Development, Curriculum/Materials Development, Psychological Research

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