A roundup of esports news and notes for K-12 and higher education.


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. Read more >>

Chris Burt

Through its membership, clinics and conferences, NAECAD, which oversees esports coaches and directors, provides a powerful collaborative environment to share ideas and foster growth. Read more >>

Chris Burt

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. Read more >>

The educational power of putting esports in your classroom

Kevin Brown

One middle school’s journey from concept to implementation offers a familiar refrain: 'Esports teaches students? When can I sign up?' Read more >>


Chris Burt, with Dianne Connery and Tyler Hahn

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. Read more >>


DePaul signs on as partner for Academic Esports Conference

Chris Burt

The Chicago-based university will be featured at the inaugural event that serves the higher education and K-12 competitive gaming community. Read more >>

High Five! Schools with cool esports facilities, part II

Chris Burt

Thinking of building or revamping a space on campus for an esports arena? These stunning spaces offer a look at what's possible when colleges combine creativity with technology. Read more >>