Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Download the Code Builder Update to Learn Coding in Minecraft

November 20, 2018 | Code Builder, Update

We have launched a new update for Minecraft: Education Edition that makes it easier than ever to learn and teach coding in Minecraft. The update is now available for all users on Windows 10, macOS and...

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Embark on the Voyage Aquatic, a new Minecraft Hour of Code

November 1, 2018 | Hour of Code

More than 50 percent of jobs require technology skills, and in less than a decade that number will grow to 77 percent of jobs.1 Just 40% of schools have classes that teach programming and if yo...

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Activity of the Week: Pumpkin Carving

October 31, 2018 | Activity of the Week, Build Challenge, creativity, Problem Solving

This week, spur your students' creativity with this seasonal build challenge. Use this world to design and create your own carved pumpkin in Minecraft! Don't forget to take a picture with the camera t...

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Liverpool City Council Aerotropolis Project

October 25, 2018 | Bron Stuckey, Education, Liverpool, Mentor

This guest blog post on the Liverpool City Council's Minecraft design project was written by Global Minecraft Mentor and educator Bron Stuckey. Read more about the competition in this media release. ...

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StacyPlays & Imaginormous Challenge Winner Collaborate on Underwater Minecraft World

October 10, 2018 | Education, Imaginormous, language arts

In February, Minecraft Education joined the second annual Imaginormous Challenge in partnership with the Roald Dahl Estate. This creative writing competition invited students across the U.S. to pen ...

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