The benefits of Esports to STEAM education across K-12 (4-12)
Matt Kovacs & Matt WannamakerRoom D - K3272
This presentation will be hosted by two (of four) co-founders of OFSEA - the Ontario Federation of School Esports Associations. OFSEA is an Ontario educator run organization that provides opportunities for Ontario students to compete across the province in various gaming titles (e.g., Rocket League, Smash Bros, Minecraft, League of Legends, etc.). The presentation will discuss the benefits of esports in education, the state of esports across Canada, how educators can get involved, and entry points for Ontario educators to incorporate esports into their classrooms. There will also be an opportunity for educators to participate in a live demonstration of a typical classroom esports competition.
Target Grades: 4-12