Esports in K–12: Articles & Resources

President Obama Launches National STEM Video Game Challenge

At an "Educate to Innovate" campaign event Thursday at the White House, President Barack Obama launched the National STEM Video Game Challenge, a nationwide competition that seeks to encourage student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through their affinity for playing and creating video games.

Online Educational Game Service Offers Classroom Licenses

Online educational games provider PBS Kids Play has introduced a classroom license for its subscription-based service.

iPod Touch Adds Video Calling, HD Recording

Apple has debuted a new version of the iPod touch. The popular consumer handheld device, set t sip next week, has been upgraded with HD video recording and a front-facing camera for making video calls over WiFi.

DimensionU Expands Educational Gaming Multiverse with Literacy Games

Educational game developer Tabula Digita has launched the DimensionU Learning System, an expansion of the DimensionM series that now incorporates an all-new gaming universe, DimensionL, focusing on literacy skills.

Six Red Marbles Intros Online Math Programs

Six Red Marbles introduced three online math education programs this week at ISTE 2010 in Denver: Juba and Waza aimed at early childhood learners, and Kabanga for students in grade levels 6 through 8.