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This session aired at ScIC6 Science is Cool Virtual Unconference on Thursday, July 29, 2021.
Constance Steinkuehler, Chris Aviles, Tammie Schrader, and Dr. Robbie Melton join ScIC host Dave Bakker to discuss what it means to bring Esports, games, and gamification into the STEM classroom.
Constance Steinkuehler Professor | University of California, Irvine
Constance Steinkuehler is a Professor in the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine where she researches culture, cognition, and learning in the context of multiplayer online videogames and esports.
Chris Aviles President | Garden State Esports
Chris Aviles is a middle school STEM teacher and President of Garden State Esports, a nonprofit scholastic esports league for NJ schools.
Dr. Robbie Melton Associate Vice President | Tennessee State University National SMART Technology Innovation Center
Dr. Robbie Melton serves as a global researcher and international consultant for Emerging IOE (“The Internet of Everything”) Smart Mobile Technology of mobile devices, smart phone-tablets, wearables, smart gadgets and tools, and mixed reality of VR and AR.
Tammie Schrader Science Coordinator | Washington State Service District 101
Tammie is a Regional Science and Computer Science Coordinator for Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 in Washington State.
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Dr. Robbie Melton TSU SMART Technology Innovation Center
To start an Esports team at school - Look at NASEF (North American Scholastic Esports Federation)