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New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL
20 Jun

New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL

New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL Author: Dr. Christina Counts K-12 esports, or competitive online video gaming is a rapidly growing and trending industry projected to surpass $1.8 billion in 2022. The growing popularity of esports as a school extracurricular is supported by the...
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6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space
09 Jun

6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space

6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space Academic esports, or a competitive school video-gaming team, is the next big extracurricular opportunity for today’s students. Esports offers the same social and emotional learning benefits as traditional athletics and can also provide a pathway to teach topics like literacy, STEM, and career and technical education. Currently,...
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MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program
08 Jun

MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program

MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program New paper covers curriculums, career pathways, funding, planning and effective space design for competitive gaming  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – June 9, 2022 – An increasing number of schools are finding that scholastic esports – competitive online video gaming between schools – provide the same...
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3 Key Factors in Designing Sustainable Buildings
27 Apr

3 Key Factors in Designing Sustainable Buildings

3 Key Factors in Designing Sustainable Buildings When creating new schools and workplaces of the future, designing sustainable buildings should be a top consideration for architects, designers, and building planners. Sustainable design emphasizes the needs of infrastructure, efficient energy consumption, durability, and air quality to ensure environmental sustainability and the health of those who use...
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How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities
11 Apr

How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities

How to Build and Fund Gaming and eSports Facilities at K-12 Schools, Community Colleges and Universities Author: Martin Fritzen The idea to build gaming and esports programs and facilities at educational institutions can come from different sources. Any stakeholder can ask for it: students, school leaders, local community, or influencers. The research phase No matter...
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4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center
31 Mar

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center Academic esports continues to grow in K-12 schools as an extracurricular activity that attracts students of all backgrounds. The benefits of esports in schools are clear: evidence shows that academic esports benefits students’ overall academic performance and social emotional learning––plus, students who are successful...
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