Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

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Conquering new educational territories with Minecraft: Education Edition

December 14, 2017 | Learning, MOTW, Stephane

While learning to play Minecraft with my two children four years ago, I discovered that beyond its pixelated aspect the player can bring its own universe and creativity in the game. My son liked to te...

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Go Beyond an Hour of Code with Minecraft: Education Edition!

December 5, 2017 | Code, Mike, MOTW

Last month, you had the opportunity to read about Hero's Journey, the newest Minecraft tutorial for the Hour of Code! Now that Computer Science Education Week is upon us, it's the perfect time to give...

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Activity of the Week: Agent to the Rescue!

December 4, 2017 | Activity of the Week, Code, Problem Solving

Give your students the opportunity to be coding superheroes this week and celebrate Computer Science Education week with the Agent. Download the Code Connection application if you have not already, b...

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12 tips for Getting Started with Minecraft: Education Edition

November 28, 2017 | Getting Started, MOTW, Simon

A question I often get asked by teachers is, "What's the easiest way to get started with Minecraft?" Obviously, the answer to that question depends a lot on the desired outcomes, the teacher's previou...

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Activity of the Week: Desert Island Adventures!

November 27, 2017 | Activity of the Week, 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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