Moving Beyond Boundaries

DESIGNING NARRATIVE LEARNING IN THE DIGITAL ERA
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Mobeybou is a research project that investigates the learning and socializing potential of digital manipulatives among young children. It aims at promoting the development of cognitive, social and language skills, within a multicultural framework.

We are currently developing a storytelling platform that allows children to interact with digital content through the manipulation of physical blocks.

What we do

Children use Mobeybou to create their own stories in a collaborative environment, supported by the eye-catching visuals of the tool. Enriched by ambient and background sounds that set the mood of their stories.

A set of story apps inform the children about the various cultures.

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School Visits and Workshops

We’ve been testing Mobeybou in primary schools. Find more about these field studies in the blog page.

New Evaluation Tool

Paper Ladder

The Mobeybou Team

Cristina Sylla
Principal Investigator
Maitê Gil
Linguistics

Íris Pereira
Narrative

Gabriela Sá
 Illustration

Francisco Sylla
Sound Design

Ana Paula Caruso
Animation

Flavio Lima
Game Development 

Douglas Menegazzi
Design

Nuno Martins
Digital Media

Demétrio Matos
Product Design

João Martinho Moura
Consultant

Tiago Sampaio
Electronics

Flávio Faria

Venicy Brito

Rafael Fernandes

PhD Students

Previous Work

These are the projects that paved the way to the creation of Mobeybou.

TOK

TOK – Touch, Organize, Create – is a platform consisting of an electronic surface that connects to a computer or tablet and identifies TOK blocks placed on it.

t-words

t-words is an interface for children to playfully explore sounds, words and sentences, while developing preliterate skills.                                                                                                                                           

t-books

​t-books consists of an electronic board, a book with slots and a set of picture cards that children place on the book to interact and explore the narrative.

Contact Us

If you’re interested in knowing more about the project or talk about a possible collaboration, don’t hesitate.

Send us a message to contact@mobeybou.com