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Monday, October 24 • 13:00 - 14:00
eSports as Athletics for Distance Learning

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In addition to fulfilling outcomes from the front matter of various curricular front matter, many of the positive aspects of traditional sports are also evident in esports. These are intended to foster teamwork, confidence, and empathy in an environment that is both safe and fun for students. Games are complex and mentally challenging, and gaining mainstream popularity. In recent years they have been filling sports stadiums around the world, and offering fame and huge prizes. The United States government recognizes esports players as professional athletes for visa purposes.

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David Hay

Teacher, Elk Island Public Schools
David Hay is a teacher in Elk Island Public Schools, where he has taught high school physics and technology courses, grades 5 and 6, and been an innovation consultant.

Monday October 24, 2016 13:00 - 14:00 MDT
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