Articles by Mindy Brooks

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Mindy Brooks was formerly the director of content and innovation research at Sesame Workshop, and did this work in that role. She is now the user experience manager for Google’s kids and family initiative. Her team is focused on helping create the best products for kids and families. Prior to Google, Mindy was at Netflix as the first researcher over Kids and Family. Twitter: @mkbrooks123

Sesame Street, Letter Blocks, and Augmented Reality: Increasing Engagement and Learning

Lessons learned designing non-linear play experiences for a hybrid of classic letter blocks and character-driven tablet content. [Read More]

Electric Racer to Promote Literacy: A Game for Two Inter-Generational Players

This study indicated that educational gameplay benefited from clarity around players’ roles, enabling parents’ participation, furthering the learning process for the child players. [Read More]