A Guide to Starting and Running an Esports Team

STEAM Week | Esports Day | Session 1 of 3

Chris Aviles, middle school teacher and author of the Guide to Esports in Education, takes a deep dive into the process of starting an Esports team, from selecting a game to convincing stakeholders to managing equipment, and also looks at the best ways for ensuring positive educational outcomes for students.

Our panelists:

  • Chris Aviles, teacher, Knollwood Middle School, Fair Haven School District, New Jersey
  • Moderator: David Nagel, Editor-in-Chief, THE Journal and STEAM Universe

Win a $1,000 Grant!
We're giving away two $1,000 grants to attendees who register and participate in our STEAM Week Twitter chat! To participate in the giveaway, attend one session and put out at least one tweet using the hashtag #STEAMweek2019 during the event dates of June 18 & 20, 2019. Winners will be chosen at random.


Session 1: 9:00 - 9:45 AM PT
Esports for Education: A Guide to Starting and Running an Esports Team

Twitter Chat: 9:45 - 10:00AM PT
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Session 2: 10:00 - 10:45 AM PT
What Esports Mean for Education

Twitter Chat: 10:45 - 11:00AM PT
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Session 3: 11:00 - 11:45 AM PT
Using Games to Enhance Student Learning

Esports Editorial Led Twitter Chat: 11:45 - 12:30PM PT
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