Takbo

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Takbo is a Sugar-based interactive tool that allows a child to get automated health tips based on the user's inputs.

Similar to this video, but simpler, automated, and running on Sugar-on-a-Stick

http://newmed.media.mit.edu/projects/?collaborhythm

Initial Target Users

4th grade pupils in Manila

4th grade pupils in Boston

Structure

1. client side

user interface where child self-reports health status


2. server side analytics

feedback to child based on biometric norms

health care tips corresponding to child's profile

Partners

School Health for 1 Billion Children

http://www.schoolhealthforonebillion.org/

graduate students at Harvard Ed School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Kennedy School of Government

Resources

Games for Health

http://www.gamesforhealth.org/

School Health Institute

http://www.cps.neu.edu/shi/

Take Action Games

http://takeactiongames.com/TAG/HOME.html