Microsoft Esports Teacher Academy (META)

Intermediate
K-12 Educator
Minecraft

New to esports? Microsoft Esports Teacher Academy (META) is a four-part series teaching you the role of esports in education and career pathways, how to integrate esports in educational settings, and how to build a thriving esports program in your school through immersive exploration of Minecraft: Education Edition.

After completing this learning path, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role and benefits of esports in education
  • Explain how to establish an esports club in your learning community
  • Articulate how to utilize Minecraft: Education Edition in esports
  • Build a Minecraft Esports tournament to support skill development and social impact

Although there are no prerequisites for this learning path, a basic understanding of Minecraft and game play is helpful.

Prerequisites

None

Modules in this learning path

This module is designed to support educators in understanding what is esports (electronic sports) and the role of esports in educational settings.

In this module, we will explore how to establish an inclusive and equitable esports program for diverse students.

In this module, we will learn how to utilize Minecraft: Education Edition in esports programs. The module will provide support in leveraging the Minecraft esports content to host competitions and tournaments for students.

In this module, we will learn how to create a system of support in your esports program to maximize successful outcomes for coaches and students.