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Mimi Ito: Connected Learning and Esports

Game to Grow Podcast

Release Date: 03/02/2019

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“If we don’t listen to their voice, and don’t understand their behaviors and try to bring education to them via a format that is engaging, we will continue to use them and I think that is the power of this platform and esports.” In this special #GametoGrow Podcast episode, we are joined by Gerald Solomon, Founder of NASEF and Executive Director of the Samueli Foundation, and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest school system in the United States. Miami-Dade CPS is the latest of school districts to embrace the opportunities of connecting...

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It's summer! In this episode, Commissioner Mark Deppe is joined by NASEF's Chief Operating Officer Samantha Anton and League Operations Coordinator Jessamyn Acebes on an episode of reflection. In June 2018, the Orange County High School Esports League expanded into the North America Scholastic Esports Federation. In its first year alone, NASEF added hundreds of clubs across North America, launching opportunities in work force development, competitions, learning, and more. Before rapidly heading into the new academic year, this episode highlights some of the many key moments and players that...

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This special episode is in collaboration with James O'Hagan's very own podcast, The Academy of Esports. Be sure to check out James O'Hagan on Twitter and SoundCloud! James O'Hagan is the Director of Digial & Virtual Learning in the Racine Unified School District in Wisconsin, and is a passionate influencer in the scholastic esports space. In this episode, Commissioner Mark Deppe and James O'Hagan share stories on their experiences on bringing esports into the education space and how we can keep students on the path of success.

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This episode features Dr. Milo "PhDodson" Dodson, Senior Staff Psychologist for the University of California, Irvine's Counseling Center, where he serves as liaison to the UCI Athletics department and the UCI Esports program. "I'm more invested in your growth and your development along the way," shares Dr. Dodson, on teaching the UCI Esports' scholarship players that is more than about winning the championship ring. Commissioner Mark Deppe and Dr. Dodson also reflect on the different strains that affect the scholastic esports athlete, and consider how this affects their well being as people....

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This episode features special guest Dr. Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist and Professor in Residence at UC Irvine. Mimi is Director of UCI's Connected Learning Lab, as well as co-founder of non-profit and NASEF program partner Connected Camps. Mimi joins Mark in a discussion about youth interests in esports, and how we can embrace and supports all students' identities. We also learn about "Affinity Online: How Connection and Shared Interest Fuel Learning," a series of case studies of youth online affinity networks and their diverse interests written by Mimi alongside several leading connected...

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Our latest episode of the Game to Grow podcast features NASEF's League Operations Coordinator, Jessamyn Acebes, who has been surrounded by gaming since growing up in the Philippines. After moving to the States, Jessamyn later found herself in various roles within the esports ecosystem, including her work with the UCI Esports collegiate program.

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In this episode, Commissioner Mark Deppe recaps the milestones, challenges, beginning with our 2018 pilot program, the Orange County High School Esports League. Mark also looks ahead to 2019, previewing some of the many things we have in store for our esports clubs! 

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In part two of the live coverage at NASEF’s Community day featuring the 2018 Overwatch High School Scholastic Tournament Finals, Commissioner Mark Deppe welcomes guests from the final four teams to speak about their experience. First off we have Anna, Overwatch player for Fountain Valley High School, and her mother Carol, who has seen firsthand how their high school’s competitive esports team has shaped her daughter. Next, we hear from the entire La Quinta High School crew, including several of their players, coach KC, and general manager Terry. The group reflects on their team energy,...

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In part one of the live coverage at NASEF’s Community Day featuring the 2018 Overwatch High School Scholastic Tournament Finals, Commissioner Mark Deppe speaks with attendees on how esports has changed the game.

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In this episode, NASEF Commissioner Mark Deppe interviewed teacher and Minefaire producer Steven Isaacs. As a long-time gamer himself, Steven first began using technology to personalize learning for his students. Today, Steven continues teaching while also producing Minecraft community events and experiences with Minefaire. This episode is a great listen for those looking to learn more about the opportunity and benefits of using students’ passion for games in the classroom spaces!

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This episode features special guest Dr. Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist and Professor in Residence at UC Irvine. Mimi is Director of UCI's Connected Learning Lab, as well as co-founder of non-profit and NASEF program partner Connected Camps. Mimi joins Mark in a discussion about youth interests in esports, and how we can embrace and supports all students' identities.

We also learn about "Affinity Online: How Connection and Shared Interest Fuel Learning," a series of case studies of youth online affinity networks and their diverse interests written by Mimi alongside several leading connected learning researchers.