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Operation Play Event Will Offer Webinars, Sessions and Resources on Game-Based Learning

Operation PlayNext week, Filament Games is hosting Operation Play, a week-long initiative designed to encourage educators to use games in their classrooms. To promote the event, the company is collaborating with education partners including BrainPOP, GlassLab Games, MIT, Institute of Play, iCivics, Ballard & Tighe, GamesandLearning.org, WorkingExamples.org, LearningRevolution.com and edWeb.net. Together, the partners will compile resources for educators on implementing and supporting game‐based learning.

The initiative will begin on Sept. 15 with the grand opening of the Operation Play Resource Center. Educators interested in game-based learning can visit the page to explore research, articles, case studies, video series, games and curriculum.

Other highlights of Operation Play, which runs through Sept. 19, include podcasts featuring educators’ experiences with implementing games in their classrooms; free sessions for educators, researchers and game developers at the Gaming in Ed conference; pre‐recorded webinars; and giveaways via Filament Games’ social media channels.

For a complete list of events and more information, visit the Operation Play Resource Center.

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