Creating a Winning K-12 Esports Infrastructure
Esports, or competitive video gaming, is exploding in popularity — and this phenomenon is reaching many K-12 schools. In fact, the number of schools taking part in the High School Esports League (HSEL) grew from around 200 in fall 2017 to more than 3,000 in January 2019 — a 1,400 percent increase. As of January 2021, HSEL was up to 3,100 schools.
A successful K-12 esports program relies on many components, such as a knowledgeable faculty adviser and support from school administration. A well-equipped esports infrastructure — including the space, furnishings, computers and connectivity that students will use to compete — is also essential.
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