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The transition from preschool to primary school can be a complex period for children. A good level of cognitive readiness in childhood gives them the ability to cope with learning challenges in future schooling. Diligo 2.0 is an agent-based game developed for Android devices aimed at monitoring two of the main skills related to school readiness in five-year-old children, namely geometric skills, and emotional skills. Diligo 2.0 also evaluates children’s psychological and behavioural aptitude for engaging in slow and fast thinking activities. Given the innovative scope of Diligo 2.0 in terms of the survey method employed and how the app is used, this research project aims to verify the tool's usability in the preschool context. This paper presents the structure of the Diligo 2.0 usability assessment process involving teachers and children.

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