Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources


Microsoft Buys Edu Edition of Minecraft, Releases OneNote Classroom Tool

There's been a twist in the fate of the education edition of Minecraft. Microsoft has acquired MinecraftEdu from TeacherGaming and announced that it would be offering a more expanded set of features.

Bush Library To Host Reading Discovery Program

The George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, is holding its ninth annual Reading Discovery Program this week.

What's Hot, What's Not in 2016

Our expert panelists weigh in on education technology to give us their verdict on which approaches to tech-enabled learning will have a major impact, which ones are stagnating and which ones might be better forgotten entirely.

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.

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