PANEL: The Esports Experience: Empowering Every Learner Through Inclusive Gaming

PANEL: The Esports Experience: Empowering Every Learner Through Inclusive Gaming

Steve Isaacs, Epic Games; Jesse Lubinsky, Ready Learner One; Chris Aviles, Garden State Esports; Christine Lion-BaileyTrack 4 GAMES IN K-12

Moderator:
Steve Isaacs

Epic Games
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Panelists:
Jesse Lubinsky

Chief Learning Officer
Ready Learner One
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Christine Lion-Bailey
Chief Strategy Officer
Ready Learner One
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Chris Aviles
Garden State Esports
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Esports has become a dominant force in schools and has become the athletics of remote learning. Affording equitable opportunities for all learners, esports serves as a field for inclusion greater than other sports. The presenters authored The Esports Education Playbook: Empowering Every Learner Through Inclusive Gaming which emphasizes the role that esports plays in creating opportunities for students regardless of gender, race, or socioeconomic status. Whether you are completely new to esports, looking to start your own program, seeking out ways to make your existing program even better, or just curious, this session will offer something for everyone.

Attendees will receive handouts (supplements to the book, The Esports Education Playbook) and receive an overview of Esports in Education including how to get started, the curricular benefits of esports (SEL, CTE, STEM, Career Readiness, etc)

Thu 12:00 am - 12:00 am
USING GAMES IN K-12