Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources


Research: Online Gaming Expands the Social Life of Gamers

People who play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) may notprefer the company of avatars to live humans after all. In fact, reports new research supported by the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, online gaming expands players' social lives.

Report: Student Social Network Use Declines as Social Apps Move to Take Their Place

The number of students who maintain a profile on a social networking site has decreased by nearly 40 percent in the last five years according to a new report from Project Tomorrow. This year only 30 percent of middle school students (grades 6-8) and 39 percent of high school students (grades 9-10) told researchers they were actively using such a site.

STEM Fuse Opens 'Got Game?' Competition

To enter, students create games using GameMaker Studio or GameMaker Lite.

USC Creates Research-Based Educational Games

Researchers at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab and Rossier School of Education have developed research-based educational games for classroom use.

7 Apps and Websites to Help You Teach Algebra

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews on learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps and websites that help teach algebra.

Sylvan Learning Launches SylvanPlay Mobile Games Network

Sylvan Learning has launched SylvanPlay, a network of educational games for children in grades 1 through 4. The games are available for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Amplify Introduces a Digital Curriculum for ELA

The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade English Language Arts curriculum includes an e-library stocked with more than 300 works of fiction and nonfiction, and also comes with more than 40 digital games.

Napa County Provides Literacy Tool Free to Preschools

The Napa County Office of Education is providing an English and Spanish literacy tool to preschoolers and their schools and families at no charge.

Brigham Young Students Create Game To Woo Kids to Reading

A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently created an online game for the Library of Congress designed to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books.

Hooda Math Unveils 50 New Games

The mobile games can be accessed through any browser, from any device, and are designed to make correlations between standards and skills practiced in a game.

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