Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

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Lights, Camera, Minecraft! (Using OBS to Capture Student Work)

October 17, 2017 | Amanda, MOTW, OBS, Video

I have been using Minecraft as an educational tool for a couple of years now. I have taught with MinecraftEDU, Minecraft: Education Edition and Vanilla Minecraft. While taking screenshots and building...

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Powering Up STEM with Minecraft

October 10, 2017 | MOTW, Stem, Yasemin

This week let’s have a look at how we can use Minecraft: Education Edition to help children to develop STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). By creating a common definition...

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Exploring the Question: “What is Minecraft?”

October 3, 2017 | Francisco, MOTW, Philosophy

(Translated from the original article in Portuguese.) The world we live in is divided by a question: "What is Minecraft?". On one side, we have those asking this question, on the other side, we have...

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Six Ways to Teach Fractions with Minecraft

September 25, 2017 | Fractions, Jim, MOTW

One of the reasons why Minecraft is such a powerful learning tool is how easily it can be used to visualize math concepts. The first time I saw the game being played it was clear to me that I could us...

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Minecraft: Education Edition brings The Oregon Trail Into The 21st Century

September 18, 2017

Minecraft Education partners with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Roald Dahl Estate, and Smithsonian to develop collaborative and engaging content. Many adults today have engaged in learning through gam...

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