The World Wide Workshop Foundation is a non-profit educational organization founded in 2004 to enhance technological skills among children and youth in economically-disadvantaged communities worldwide. One of the goals of the Foundation is to use social media technologies and gaming to bring educational changes. The main programs are My Global Life (MyGLife. Org), My Science Life (MySLife.org), My Health Life (MyHLife.org) and they operate through self-led learning, peer-to-peer learning, expert-guided learning and co-learning.
The 1st Annual Games Competition STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is in progress, and the winners will be announced on June 10, 2010.
Our Courts is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics. Through engagement in real and hypothetical civics problems, 21st Century Civics asks students not just to learn about civics, but to learn by doing civics as well. A lot of support is provided for teachers who can find lesson plans with resources and student activities.
Jason Science: Education Through Exploration
If you are an educator and are looking for already designed games for your classroom, you may want to check “Jason Science”, supported by National Geographic. The games are free and worksheets and handouts are available.
The 2010 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) June 17-18, 2010 Harrisburg, PA
Thanks to Natasha Boskic for this.