Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

March Monthly Student Challenge – Highlights

April 23, 2019 | Build Challenge

Last month for our first Monthly Student Build Challenge, we invited your students to reimagine a space in your community, school, or home in Minecraft: Education Edition: What will the space look li...

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How one Minecraft Mentor designed a cross-disciplinary landmark lesson

April 15, 2019 | Minecraft Mentor

Minecraft Mentor Nelly Hamed Hadima is an Arabic teacher at Hayah International Academy in Egypt. Nelly's students had been studying famous landmarks from around the world when she had an idea: use M...

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New grade 4 standards-aligned math activities

April 5, 2019

As promised, our team has released an additional 31 lessons and 18 new worlds to cover all of the grade 4 Common Core math standards! Download the alignment guide for a complete list of applicable ...

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Building a sustainable future with the Exeter 2025 Minecraft Challenge

March 23, 2019 | Challenge, exeter, sustainability

Looking for ways to engage your students or community in imagining a more sustainable future?  Here's an idea: run a design challenge using Minecraft to spark ideas and encourage civic participation....

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Announcing new standards-aligned math lessons

February 20, 2019 | Math

We have launched a new series of Math activities aligned to all grade 3 Common Core math standards. The first collection of resources features over 30 activities including lesson plans, rubrics, stude...

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