Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Highlights from the June Monthly Student Challenge: A Case for Biodiversity

July 18, 2019 | Biodiversity, Challenge

Last month for our Global Student Build Challenge, we invited students to explore the delicate balance of ecosystems in Minecraft: Education Edition. Participants were encouraged to build an aquatic o...

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Use code to mod mobs in the Wild Minecraft Code-a-Thon

July 12, 2019 | Coding

We have partnered with Tynker for this summer’s Wild Minecraft Code-a-thon, an eight-week long series of coding challenges themed around biodiversity. Anyone can signup for free. Learn about differe...

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Classroom experience updates coming to Minecraft: Education Edition for Back to School 2019!

July 10, 2019 | Back to School, ISTE

Minecraft has proven to be an inclusive learning tool since teachers first started using the game in their classrooms, helping students develop communication and collaboration skills in a famili...

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Immersing students in Mini Melbourne

July 9, 2019 | australia, mini melbourne

Mini Melbourne is collaborative project between the Department of Education and Training (DET) and the Metro Tunnel Project to build a virtual city of Melbourne in Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE),...

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We teamed up with World Wildlife Fund for an interactive science curriculum on biodiversity

June 24, 2019 | science, wwf

We share our planet with millions of different species. This huge variety of animals and plants, and the places they live, is called biodiversity.  The connections between these species form an intri...

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