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Though sedentary behavior and screen time raise cause for concern, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, experts agree that setting too many boundaries for students can lead to negative outcomes.
The three-day Academic Esports Conference features nearly 60 sessions with academic and esports experts who will address needs at both K-12 and higher education and offer strategies, guidance and best practices.
Through its membership, clinics and conferences, NAECAD, which oversees esports coaches and directors, provides a powerful collaborative environment to share ideas and foster growth.
One middle school’s journey from concept to implementation offers a familiar refrain: "Esports teaches students? When can I sign up?"
Finding new opportunities to keep students engaged at home can be a challenge, unless you think outside the box ... like offering a drive-in esports theater.
Although some students and faculty have found a way to play, lack of equity and access across the board is keeping many in the dark.
Giving student gamers guidance and advice during the pandemic and alone times, even while they're playing, can be a strong force in mitigating potential toxicity.
A renowned middle school teacher offers up some of the best ways to keep students engaged and connected during COVID-19 ... by giving them something they enjoy: Minecraft.
The High School Esports League's newest banner, Generation Esports, will run the Middle School Esports League and host tournaments, including a Social Distancing Cup, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dell Technologies' Senior Director of Education Strategy Adam Garry will discuss how to break down silos that exist between K-12 and higher ed through esports.
Simply generating a conversation around esports can help your K-12 school get on a path to be a game-changer, but be sure to set out a strategy and get buy-in from stakeholders.
The California-Irvine professor and former White House Senior Policy adviser will discuss “The Intellectual Life of Esports” in the inaugural event’s opening session.