E-Sports: Career Pathway or Entertainment Craze? (Sponsored by: Dell EMC)
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM: Breakout
Room: Senate Suite (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Sponsored Session - 30 Minutes
Brief Session Description: With over 80 colleges offering scholarships and 300+ fielding varsity competitive teams, esports is bursting into the education scene with a rapidly-growing presence. What does this mean for K12? Is esports merely an extracurricular activity that offers teaming opportunities for more students or should it be integrated into curriculum as a career pathway? Join a lively discussion to learn about new curriculum that will be available soon, share strategies and debate the impact esports is and should be making in K12.