Steve Isaacs

Steve Isaacs

Teacher and game-based learning advocate

Brief Biography

Steve Isaacs has been teaching since 1992, starting his career teaching students with special needs in Montclair, N.J. In 1996 he opened a technology training and gaming center with a focus on innovative after school programs and computer camps. In 1998 he began teaching at William Annin where he developed an internationally recognized middle school game development program.

Steve is a pioneer in using VR and AR in the classroom. He is a champion for providing a choice-based environment to help students find and nurture their passion for learning. Steve is an edtech influencer, community builder and leader in game-based learning. He is actively working on opportunities to address SEL and empathy through games. Steve is actively involved in building the K-12 to college esports pipeline and co-founded the #EsportsEDU community with Tristan Miller. Steve was honored as the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Teacher and the PBS Digital Innovator representing the state of New Jersey.

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