Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources


Elizabeth Forward Middle School Taps Carnegie Mellon U for Interactive Energy Labs

Elizabeth Forward Middle School has teamed with Carnegie Mellon University and a private partner to develop novel interactive tools to teach students about energy.

Minecraft Gets Hour of Code Tutorial

Computer Science Week is fast approaching, and Microsoft has teamed up with the organizers behind Minecraft and Hour of Code to encourage students to pick up coding within the Minecraft environment.

Hobsons, Benchprep Partner on Game-Based Test Prep

Hobsons, a provider of college and career readiness, admissions and student success tools, has partnered with BenchPrep, a digital learning platform, to develop a game-based, personalized test preparation tool for use in middle and high schools.

New Action Game Focuses on Coding Skills

Kuato Studios has introduced Code Warriors, a 3D action game that calls on players to hone their coding skills.

GameSalad To Launch Updated Game Development Program for K-12

GameSalad will launch an updated version of its GameSalad for Education program with an improved curriculum.

Scientific Learning, Kiko Labs Partner on School Prep

Scientific Learning and Kiko Labs have partnered to release Kiko's Thinking Time, a new iPad app designed to help improve school readiness for pre-K learners.

Brown Wins $1.5 Million To Improve K-12 Math and Game Development Curriculum

Brown University has landed a $1.5-million three-year grant to improve a curriculum designed to help students in middle and high school learn algebra concepts by creating video games.

Do-it-Yourself Game-Based Content Authoring Tool Set To Launch

Muzzy Lane Software is introducing its new set of tools that will let educators create their own games for their students in beta release and eventually wider distribution.

3M, DoSomething.org Partner on STEM Equity Game

3M and DoSomething.org have partnered for the second year on Science Sleuth, a campaign designed to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields among girls.

Adobe Updates Captivate 9 and Launches LMS

Adobe has entered the learning management system market with the introduction of Adobe Captivate Prime. The company has also released an updated version of Captivate, its e-learning authoring tool.

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