Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources


Nevada Schools to Pilot New Game-Based STEAM Platform

Planet3, a year-old company that has developed a new digital platform intended to use the Earth as a "living laboratory" will undergo pilot testing at 25 middle schools in six school districts in Nevada this fall as part of an early adopter pilot program.

Game Therapy Helps Children with Sensory Problems

A recent study found that game-based therapy helps children with sensory integration dysfunction (SID) improve their body-kinesthetic skills across the board.

Arizona District To Deploy Game-Based Math with $200,000 Grant

Arizona's Osborn School District will deploy a blended math program across five schools as the result of a $200,000 grant from the APS Foundation.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts Game-Based Study App

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched StudyPop, a new iOS app designed to turn studying into a game.

Report: Games and Online Video Gain Traction in Education

Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago.

FuelEd Partners with LTS for Game Based Learning Integration

Fuel Education (FuelEd) has partnered with LTS Education Systems to integrate LTS's adaptive, game-based supplemental learning system, Stride, into FuelEd's PEAK personalized learning platform.

New Mobile App Aims To Hone K-12 Math Skills

A new mobile-based electronic game system has been launched to introduce critical math skills to children.

Education Edition of Minecraft on Track for Summer Release

Microsoft is on track to deliver its Minecraft: Education Edition with an "early access" program that will let any teacher download the open world game.

Research University Offers Scholarships to Gamers, Building 'eSports' Gaming Arena for Live Streaming of Gaming Competitions

Think gaming is a meaningless pursuit? Think again. One major research university is now offering academic scholarships to top gamers in the hopes of luring them to campus to compete on its gaming team. The university is also building an "eSports arena," webcasting studio and League of Legends arena for its gamer students.

PaGamO Debuts Free Gamification Platform for Teachers

BoniO is making a beta version of its social gaming platform, PaGamO, available for free to teachers in the United States.

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