Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Back to School Update Now Available for All Users

August 16, 2019 | Back to School, Immersive Reader, updates

We are excited to bring you the Back to School Update for Minecraft: Education Edition, now available for all users. The update was first announced at ISTE, and over the past month we ran a beta progr...

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

August 9, 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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A retrospective on the Sustainability Shuffle

August 6, 2019 | Minecraft Mentor, sustainability

Finding a truly global topic for students today can be difficult. Everyone has their own cultures and practices, which makes collaboration on an international scale difficult. On top of that barrier, ...

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

July 25, 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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