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The official Minecraft blog for educators

Creations from the April Build Challenge: Build a Better Bedroom image

Creations from the April Build Challenge: Build a Better Bedroom


May 14, 2020 | Build Challenge, Minecraft: Education Edition

With the worldwide school closures in March and April, students have been spending a lot of time indoors. Last month’s Build Challenge was a chance for learners to set their imaginations free. Build...

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Entries from the March Monthly Student Build Challenge: Signifying Seasons image

Entries from the March Monthly Student Build Challenge: Signifying Seasons


April 23, 2020 | Build Challenge, Climate, Minecraft: Education Edition

The March Monthly Student Build Challenge was an exercise in creativity, artistic expression, and communication. Signifying Seasons asked students to build a representation of their region's seasons a...

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Girls Who Game: Empowering female students to pursue STEM with Minecraft image

Girls Who Game: Empowering female students to pursue STEM with Minecraft


April 20, 2020 | Girls in STEM, Minecraft: Education Edition, Women in STEM

It’s crucial that young women have mentors in STEM, whether that’s a teacher, a parent, or someone in the workforce. According to one study conducted by Microsoft, girls who receive encoura...

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Spark learning with renewable energy lessons in Minecraft: Education Edition for Earth Day image

Spark learning with renewable energy lessons in Minecraft: Education Edition for Earth Day


April 6, 2020 | Earth Day, sustainability

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and its theme of Climate Action, Minecraft has teamed up with EIT InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy innovation engine, and the Minecraft ...

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Join the 2020 Minecraft Education Challenge to engage students in creative problem solving image

Join the 2020 Minecraft Education Challenge to engage students in creative problem solving


March 19, 2020 | Challenges, sustainability

Last week, we released a special remote learning toolkit to help educators use Minecraft: Education Edition to keep students engaged during school closures, with more than 100 lessons and project idea...

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