K-12 Esports: Five Misconceptions, Addressed

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Esports are here to stay, but so are the common arguments against them. And for good reason: we all want to make sure our students succeed! So how do we honor stakeholders' concerns and address common misconceptions in an anti-naive, pro-progress way? I discuss five of the most frequent "cons" against esports in the video below. Check out the resources in this post for further reading. 
 
 

 

Esports Resources

 

Misconceptions: Further Reading

 
Video Games Glorify Violence  
 
Player Toxicity/Cyberbullying
 
Screen Time/Team Charters
Addictiveness of Esports
 
Better Grades, Better Wellness

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