Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources


Students Challenged to Design STEM-themed Games

The 2nd annual National STEM Video Game Challenge--a competition to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth--has officially launched its call to entries. The challenge calls on students to create their own video games for the chance to win a variety of prizes, including laptops and game design software.

PBS Kids Launches Free Augmented Reality Math App

PBS Kids has launched Fetch! Lunch Rush, an educational augmented reality app for iPhones and iPod Touch devices.

Don't Play It, Make It!

A new generation of gamers is not just picking up skills by playing video games--they're learning by designing and creating the games themselves.

New Free Online Game Lets Students Run a County

A free online game can help students learn the basics of being in county government. "Counties Work" was created by the National Association of Counties (NACo) and non-profit gamemaker iCivics.

Qtopia Plus Adds Curriculum Customization, New Activities

Qtopia has introduced a premium version of its game-based e-learning software.

Shmoop Adds Game Features

Digital curriculum and test preparation company Shmoop has added shmoints, 1,549 new literature quizzes and school leaderboards to its website.

Sokikom Unveils MMO Social Learning Math Game

Sokikom has launched a massively multiplayer online math game, also called Sokikom, for students in grades 1 through 6.

Arcademic Skill Builders Adds Score Tracking, LMS

Arcademic Skill Builders has added a subscription option, Arcademics Plus, to their free online educational game service.

DimensionU Games National Scholarship Tournament Complete, Summer Challenge Beginning

Zachariah Chou and Tyler Kapadia have won the first DimensionU Games National Scholarship Tournament.

6 Technologies That Will Change Education

Over the next five years, six technologies will have a profound impact on teaching and learning--and some are already beginning to have an impact.

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