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Harnessing the Power of Scholastic Esports: Igniting Excitement for Learning

Updated: Oct 6, 2023



 

Education is constantly evolving, and one exciting innovation you can immediately implement is scholastic esports! A recent study commissioned by the Walton Family Foundation and conducted by Gallup sheds light on what students are saying about school. Let's dive into how Gaming Concepts' scholastic esports resources can transform the educational experience, fuel excitement for learning, and prioritize preventative mental health measures.


🎯 Cultivating Excitement for Learning:

The study reveals that 23% of students do not feel their school gets them excited about learning. Gaming Concepts taps into their natural passion and interest by merging esports with educational content since 97% of teenagers play video games. The result? Increased motivation, improved academic performance, attendance, scholarships, and post-secondary careers! 📚 🌟


🧠 Building Preventative Mental Health Strategies:

Mental health is paramount, and Gaming Concepts provides a unique platform for promoting positive mental well-being with embedded mental health moments throughout the lessons. Students experience a sense of belonging, teamwork, and camaraderie. They develop essential social and emotional skills, fostering resilience and reducing stress. Scholastic esports can create an environment that supports their mental well-being and helps them thrive! 🌈 ♥


🌐 Inclusivity and Diverse Skill Development:

Gaming Concepts bridges the gap between diverse student interests and traditional academics. It embraces inclusivity, enabling students of varying abilities and talents to participate and excel. From critical thinking to adaptability, the skills developed through esports are applicable in gaming and real-life situations. This approach promotes diversity, equity, and accessibility, creating a supportive and accepting school culture! 🤝✨

Let's revolutionize education, fuel excitement for learning, and prioritize mental well-being. Join us on this journey as we shape a future where academic success and mental health go hand in hand! 🌟🎓

Reference:

Gallup. (n.d.). Study Commissioned by the Walton Family Foundation Shows Engagement and Connection Through Gaming Increase Mental Health and Academic Performance. Retrieved from https://www.gallup.com/analytics/506663/american-youth-research.aspx


Dr. Kristen Craft has served as a teacher, principal, and district administrator in public education for the past 27 years. As the 2021 Kansas Principal of the Year, she knows the power of leadership in getting the right support in place to connect all students to school. A champion of students, Dr. Craft joined the team at Generation Esports in January 2022 and is the Director of Education sales. When not providing information and resources to educators who are looking for ways to engage students through esports, she can be heard as the co-host on the Gaming Concepts Podcast.

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