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Companies Partner to Celebrate Game-Based Learning

Filament Games is hosting the weeklong initiative Operation Play from Sept. 15-19, 2014.
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Filament Games is hosting the weeklong initiative Operation Play from Sept. 15-19, 2014.

The initiative will kick off 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.

Additional Operation Play activities include podcasts featuring educators’ experiences with implementing games in their own classrooms, free sessions available for educators, researchers and game developers at the Gaming in Ed conference, pre-recorded webinars, giveaways via Filament Games’ social media channels and a special Education Talk Radio interview with Wilson.

For a list of events and more information, visit the Operation Play Resource Center, Operation Play Facebook page, Filament Games blog, and Twitter accounts.

Filament Games is partnering with leaders across the education industry to promote the event, including BrainPOP, GlassLab Games, MIT's Education Arcade, Institute of Play, iCivics, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and GamesandLearning.org, WorkingExamples.org, the Gaming in Ed Conference of LearningRevolution.com and edWeb.net.

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MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 8, 2014) – Commencing Operation Play! The mission: to unite educators and learning game developers by celebrating game-based learning in the classroom. Educators’ interest in game-based learning is at an all-time high, and research shows that these games help students succeed. Filament Games, award-winning developer of digital teaching games, is hosting the weeklong initiative from Sept. 15-19, 2014.