Career Explorations in Esports

6-8th Grade

This one-of-a-kind elective allows students to explore a variety of high-paying professions inside the dynamic industry of esports.

Bring to Your School

Ignite interest and engagement in computer science and STEM through the exciting field of esports

The benefits of esports aren’t just for players; there are plenty of pathways in esports careers beyond being an expert gamer. In this course, students will learn about the multitude of careers in the esports industry, what a "day in the life" looks like for those professions, and the skills and education needed to pursue such careers.

Careers Explored:

  • Esports Player/Manager
  • Software Developer and Game Designer
  • Shoutcaster, Streamer
  • Business Development and Partnerships
  • Event Planning and Sponsorship
  • Agent, Lawyer, Player Advocate
  • Communications Director, Marketing and Media

About

Grade Band: Grades 6-8

Format: Supplemental (30hr)

Prerequisites: None

Features

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Video-Based Lessons

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Self-Grading Quizzes

Course Includes:

30 hours of multifaceted career exploration curriculum
Capstone career exploration project w/ grading rubric
Self-grading assessments
Project-based learning
Project-based, video curriculum for computer science and coding.

STEAM Connections

Students will explore different STEAM careers connected to the esports and gaming industry in this course.

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Research

Learn about the Benefits of Academic Esports

Can esports be of academic benefit to the world of K-12 learning? Our team answers that question and more in this investigative report.
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