Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Minecraft at the 2018 Games for Change Festival

July 13, 2018 | G4C, Games For Change, Minecraft Mentors

From June 28-30, a group of Global Minecraft Mentors and members of the Minecraft: Education Edition team took part in the annual Games for Change Festival in NYC. The Festival brings together game cr...

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Mentor of the Week – Ben Spieldenner

July 6, 2018 | Ben Spieldenner, Mentor of the Week, MOTW

Minecraft and Writing Transformation In the words of the Time Traveler from The Time Machine, “I shall have to controvert one or two ideas that are almost universally accepted.” Writing is so oft...

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Activity of the Week: Desert Island Adventures!

June 24, 2018 | Activity of the Week, Collaboration, creativity, Problem Solving

This week, we are providing a sample desert island world for your students to build an object in Minecraft to represent the one thing they would want to have on a desert island. Download the world he...

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Mentor of the Week – Monica Joshi

June 21, 2018 | Global Mentor, Mentor of the Week, Monica Joshi, MOTW

You are the player, and I am the block. Together we make Minecraft. “Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into Minecraft building ...

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Activity of the Week – Shipwreck Narrative

June 18, 2018 | Activity of the Week, AOTW, aquatic, creativity, ELA, Evidence-Based writing, Narrative Writing

In this Activity of the Week, we will use the just released Update Aquatic for Minecraft Education Edition. Students will load the supplied shipwreck world to observe details, record evidence and then...

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