While students may only be 20%-25% of our population today, they are 100% of our future. That is why education is one of the most important investments a country can make and the sole purpose for the existence of the Better Learning Podcast.
The Better Learning Podcast brings on valued guests that talk about ways we can improve education for our kids. Because after all, they are 100% of our future!
March 8, 2023
In this episode, host Kevin Stoller talks to two guests, Kristy Custer and Lakin Zamorano, about the rise of esports in high schools and universities. Lakin is a senior at Maize South High School in Kansas and plays on the school's Call of Duty team. He also serves as the editor in chief for One Maize Media. Kristy is the President of Educational Innovation for the High School Esports League (HSEL) and has over 24 years of experience in education, including working as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal.
They discuss the benefits of e-sports for students, including improved communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills. They also explore the potential career opportunities in the esports industry and how it can be a pathway to higher education. Additionally, Kristy shares insights on how HSEL supports students, coaches, and schools in building and managing e-sports teams.
Episode 113 of the Better Learning Podcast
Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.
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