An elective course that can be used in CTE pathways
The content is Standards-Based, Peer-Approved Curriculum, uses standards from CTE, ISTE, and SEL, is STEM.org accredited, and is peer-reviewed. Gaming Concepts courses guide students to explore careers and learn skills they will need beyond high school. With Mental Health Moments embedded into lessons, Gaming Concepts also focus on three mental health determinants: self-efficacy, life skills, and self-esteem.
Students will learn
Develop a code of behavior
Goal-setting and decision-making
Creating an esports team
Team building and effective communication
The food pyramid
Exercise and sleep
Careers in the esports industry
Mental Health Moments
0.5 credits (90 h)
Level 1: Quest Accepted
Players and coaches will discuss how to play as a team, rules for play, and ways to win the game.
Level 2: Dungeon Crawl
Players will research the history of video games and how games impact current popular culture.
Level 3: Health and Mana
Player health is an important element to game success. Learners will explore ways to improve mental and physical health as well as how to moderate screen time.
Level 4: Tech Tree
Gaming is fun, but it's also important to know about the technology behind it. Players will learn about the hardware and software that keeps games going.
Level 5: Level Up
College and career readiness are important whether students are looking for a career in the video game industry or not. Learners will explore their interests and search for college and career opportunities available through gaming.
Level 6: Boss Fight
The culminating end-of-course finale. Sum it all up with a field trip, final reflection, and an end-of-course survey.
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