Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Roald Dahl’s Stories Inspire Minecraft Worlds & Creative Writing

May 23, 2018 | ELA, Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge 2018

For the second consecutive year, Minecraft Education partnered with The Roald Dahl Story Company for the Imaginormous Challenge, a creative writing program for students in the U.S. Over 5,000 students...

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Mentor of the Week – Paola López Campos

May 22, 2018 | 3D shapes, creativity, emotions, 2D shapes, Global Mentor, MOTW, Paola López Campos, patterns, rhythm, music

Using Minecraft to integrate Arts and Mathematics Arts and Mathematics are usually seen as two different domains. In education, art class is rarely seen as a class that uses mathematics to create art...

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Activity of the Week – Dragon!

May 21, 2018 | AOTW, creativity, ELA, Fantasy, Writing

A dragon has appeared near the village! It's up to you to decide what will happen next. Using this world as a prompt, have your students explore, build, and write. Try taking pictures in Minecraft t...

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Mentor of the Week – Trish Cloud

May 16, 2018 | Global Mentors, Mentor, Trish Cloud

The Big One We think of projects using Minecraft: EE in terms of time limits and speed of completion. When I sat down with the Art teacher at my school to contemplate and construct a joint project,...

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Interactive Storytelling Through Minecraft, Fantastic Mr. Fox

May 16, 2018 | August, Creator, Dahl, Minecraft, Shapescape

How does one best engage the audience in a story? At Shapescape, our answer has always been Minecraft. Through Minecraft we seek to tell some of the best stories in new ways, involving and educating t...

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