The PWP Initiative are leaders in Play-Based Learning. We host a variety of professional development workshops designed to bring The Power of Play to classrooms, schools, homes and communities across the country. Our professional development offerings are anchored by The Play With Purpose Conference which is hosted in cities throughout the country.

Online Courses

Online Course: Using The Power of Play to Transform Learning in Your Classroom

  • 7-week Course Schedule: (each class is 3 hours and will also be recorded to take at your convenience)

    • The Benefits of Play & Its Impact on Teaching & Learning (2/1)

    • Increasing Your Students' Cognitive Processing Speed with Games (2/8)

    • Developing Thinking & Reasoning Skills Through Play (2/15)

    • Teaching Language Arts with Screen-Free Games (2/22)

    • Teaching Math with Screen-Free Games (2/29)

    • How to use Games to Differentiate Instruction in your Classroom (3/7)

    • Classroom Management Through Games (3/14)

    • Weekly Live Q & A with J. Pine

  • 21 Credit hours!


Upcoming Online Workshops

$105 | ONLY $45 THRU 3/15 | HALL PASS (ALL 2016 online workshops for only $225)

Other 2016 Online Workshops (dates TBA)

  • Meeting the Needs of your Gifted Students with Screen-Games
  • Games & The Spectrum Student
  • The Impact of Play on the ESL Student
  • Social Emotional Learning Through Play
  • The Snake Oil Project
  • Creative Writing with Games
  • Bananagrams in the Classroom
  • Transition Periods using Screen-Free Games
  • Others upon request