C135 | Esports in K-12: What, Why, and How!

  • Room: 201
  • Session Number: C135
Thursday, January 16, 2020: 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM


Lead Presenter
J Collins
Liminal Esports
Steve Isaacs
Teacher / Game Design and Development
Bernards Township Public Schools / William Annin Middle School / Ridge High School
Liz Newbury
Director of the Serious Games Initiative
Wilson Center


Esports in K-12 schools is rapidly growing, but what is it exactly, why does it matter, and how can you participate? Come hear answers and examples from the field from a panel including high school and middle school teachers, a curriculum developer, a student, and a policy expert. This panel is a great introduction to scholastic esports for educators and administrators at schools as well as libraries.


  • Concurrent Session
  • High grades (9-12)
  • Leadership

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