K-12 Esports: Five Misconceptions, Addressed

November 30, 2020


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