Esports Emerge as Learning and Social Catalyst in Schools

Dr. Dennis Large, the director of educational technology for the Riverside County Office of Education, one among the first county offices in California to facilitate an esports league, knows first-hand the power of gaming in schools. As a result, players tend to excel academically.

Learning to Code: New Possibilities Through Collaboration at School


It's shaping up to be the year of coding! Code, the language of our digital world, is used to build all the websites, computer software, and smartphone apps that benefit practically every industry and occupation. Earlier this year, the White House unveiled the “CS for All” initiative, which provides over $4 billion in funding to expand and support K-12 computer science education. million job openings in computer and mathematical occupations by 2022.

7 Ways We're Confronting Internet Access Challenges—and Our Own Blind Spots


Alex’s excitement was palpable as this was the first computer to ever enter his home: He was now participating in digital learning and exploration, and he appeared as enthusiastic as anyone. I had worked hard to give students choices and resources for them to collaborate, explore and create. The project got off to a good start, and the students seemed to embrace their learning and the collaborative process.