Learning Publications

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Academic Papers


  • Juliana Nazare*, Anneli Hershman*, Ivan Sysoev, and Deb Roy. (2017). Bilingual SpeechBlocks: Investigating How Bilingual Children Tinker with Words in English and Spanish. In Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY ‘17). ACM, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 183-193. *Equal Contribution. pdf Learning
  • Ivan Sysoev, Anneli Hershman, Susan Fine, Claire Traweek, and Deb Roy. (2017). SpeechBlocks: A Constructionist Early Literacy App. Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 10 pages. Learning


  • Ivan Sysoev, Anneli Hershman, Susan Fine, Deb Roy, Mina Soltangheis, and Brianne Fitzpatrick. (2016). Exploring SpeechBlocks: Piloting a Constructionist Literacy App with Preschool Children. Presented at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Conference. Philadelphia, PA. pdf Learning
  • Anneli Hershman, Ivan Sysoev, and Deb Roy. (2016). SpeechBlocks: Using Literacy Apps as Building Blocks to Analyze Play. Presented at the Conference for Digital Media and Learning (DML). Irvine, CA. pdf Learning