Jeff Applegate
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Jeff Applegate replied to amy's discussion Using the Winter Olympics to teach Science
"If you're interested, Norman Cohen, an NBC Learn producer who developed those lesson plans along with the accompanying resources at is going to be doing a webinar on LearnCentral tomorrow night (Wednesday 2/10) at from…"
Feb 9, 2010
Jeff Applegate replied to Jacek Polubiec's discussion Using games to teach basic computer mouse skills
"Hi, Jacek! Have you checked out ? There are some good resources for that kind of thing there. I love your inclination to go at it from a game perspective. It's a great way to foster natural learning! You…"
Feb 6, 2010
Jeff Applegate posted a discussion

Science of the Winter Olympics

Hello, all!With the Opening Ceremonies just days away, we at the Learning Games Network thought we'd devote this month's Learning Games Series webinar on LearnCentral to those games.Specifically, we're welcoming Norman Cohen, a producer with NBC Learn to the session this Wednesday, February 10th at 7:30PM (Eastern Time) to join us and talk about NBC Learn's teaching resources on the Science of the Winter Olympics.  Their site,…See More
Feb 6, 2010
Jeff Applegate replied to Patrick Kutkey's discussion Looking for a book recommendation on the subject of Game Theory
"Hi, Patrick (and all!) Game design and creation for teachers is actually going to be a big part of a new Professional Learning Community for teachers over at the Learning Games Network. There will be resources available and workshops on game design…"
Jan 5, 2010
Jeff Applegate posted a discussion

Boston Area Workshop as Prelude to 11/18 Webinar

The Learning Games Network is working with Steve to sponsor a series of Web Events on using learning games for teaching. Our next (first) event in the series will deal with teasing lesson plans out of game and web-based content, using the Children's Hospital Boston's "Generation Cures" site and the online game "Caduceus" as an example. The link to the event is: .Additionally, for teachers in the Greater…See More
Nov 13, 2009
Jeff Applegate replied to Jeff Applegate's discussion Games for Learning
"Additionally, I might mention that if there are teachers or club advisors whose classes/groups have some intersection with this type of material, let me know at . As the program gets off its feet, we may extend…"
Sep 18, 2009
Jeff Applegate posted a discussion

Games for Learning

In advance of some upcoming interviews Steve has scheduled here over the next month or so, I wanted to go a little further with an introduction and request for some help.The Learning Games Network is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage the development of--and facilitate the use of--games as effective learning tools. Much of our focus is on computer games, because of kids' inclinations these days and because of the ease of distribution through the web and online play. But…See More
Sep 17, 2009

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I work with a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop activities and foster the use of computer games as potential learning tools.

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At 7:05am on January 7, 2010, Or-Tal Kiriati said…
Hi! Glad to connect! Looks like we share an interest. How familiar are you with It's the latest I've heard of here for using digital games in the classroom.
As for me, I am looking into a totally different aspect. Not the classroom, but rather the kids....


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