Tag Archive: League of Legends

The Computational Thinker and eSports

This image shows a student expressing the look of a computational thinker.

The Computational Thinker standard contains future-ready skills necessary for our students to engage in a connected world. This fifth standard of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students requires foundational technology skills expressed through participation in eSports. Previously, I have written about…
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The Innovative Designer and eSports

This image of a sketch represents the innovative designer.

The Innovative Designer standard is one of the more difficult of the ISTE 2016 Standards for Students to connect to eSports. It is intimidating because many do not know or understand what “a design process” means. In previous posts, eSports and…
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The Knowledge Constructor and eSports

In this photo a knowledge constructor is building with Jenga blocks

The Knowledge Constructor is one of the ISTE 2016 Standards for Students that tickles constructionist roots. In previous posts, eSports and the first two ISTE standards were explored. This post focuses on students gathering information and resources, synthesizing them together, and…
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The Digital Citizen and eSports

A student of this world must engage as a physical and digital citizen.

Digital Citizen, the second standard of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students, is important in eSports. Previously, I wrote about the connection between the Empowered Learner and eSports. This standard addresses the appropriate roles for our students in a shrinking world where new…
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The Empowered Learner and eSports

The girl in this photo looks like an empowered learner.

In my previous post, I provided an introduction of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students and how they are exhibited in eSports. In this post, the focus is on the first standard – Empowered Learner It is important this is…
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eSports and the ISTE Standards for Students

A picture of two people holding video game controllers in their hands. The ISTE standards for Students are prevalent in eSports.

On October 29, 2016, millions of people around the world will watch an event take place at a sold out Staples Center in Los Angeles. There will be more who watch this event online, via Twitch.tv, than watched the NBA Finals and…
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Day 03 from n00b to competent with League

Had to take a break today from League to attend meetings in the Dells.

Today, I had to take a break from my game play, and my infantile attempted Twitch broadcasts. A short drive up from my home in Racine, I am in the lovely Wisconsin Dells for the Wisconsin eSchool Network meetings. So,…
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Day 01 from n00b to Competent with League

This is my computer desktop with the League update screen, OBS setup and my computer specs all in the same frame.

Day 01 as I am working on becoming competent in League of Legends (League). I thought I could just jump in and get started, but I am running into a few issues. First, I have an Apple touchpad. That does not…
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n00b to Competent in League of Legends

This is an image used for Wallpaper of characters from League of Legends developed by Riot Games. I would like to stop being a n00b

I am a complete n00b (newbie). Those of you reading my blog for the first time would likely be unaware that I am somewhat of an eSports evangelist. I have written several times on this growing genre and the importance…
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(Update) The 4Cs+1C and eSports

Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking. The 4Cs as these are known are modern skills we wish every student to master. Yet, most schools and classrooms do a very poor job of imparting these skills. Usually imparting these skills falls…
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