Louisa Rosenheck

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Louisa Rosenheck, Research Manager

Louisa manages the design, content, and development of educational games and simulations to be used with middle and high school students. She also oversees the research done on these projects exploring how games can be used most effectively in both formal and informal educational settings. Prior to becoming a researcher at MIT, Louisa worked in public media and Web site production, and also taught ESL to children and adults of all ages. She holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Brown University and an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Louisa's dog Lotus is an inspiration for playfulness and the simple pleasures in life. When she runs with other dogs the pure joy of running is apparent in her stride - a good reminder to us all to take a minute and recognize the most basic element of fun in whatever we are doing.

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