Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

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Making Learning More Game Based with Minecraft: Education Edition

August 18, 2017 | game-based learning, MOTW, student engagement

  The key to Minecraft and true Game Based Learning lies in 1 key term, a term which is part of the definition of a game.  “Voluntary participation”!  This is the kind of participation tha...

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Reflection on Minecraft Game Design Summer School Class

August 18, 2017 | MOTW, summer-learning

This summer, I taught a two-week Minecraft game design class for the first time. This was an elective class as part of our school's Summer Institute. I taught two sections: one in the morning and one ...

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G4C reflection from @linlouj and Anders: Co-Designing Learning Experiences with Students

August 4, 2017 | #G4C #studentvoice #stuvoice #curriculum #hackjam

Minecraft Edu Hackjam was a pre-event at the 2017 Games 4 Change Conference. According to advance material, the goal of the hackjam was to “convene 50 educators, designers, and Minecraft mentors to ...

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Minecraft: Is it Truly a Global Education Phenomenon? A Malaysian and Asian Perspective

July 17, 2017 | Asia, Global Education, MOTW

The use of Minecraft in Education is often touted as the phenomenon sweeping educators all around the world. Every now and then, statistics of the rapid acceleration of Minecraft adoption in education...

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Minecraft and Accessible Play

July 12, 2017 | accessibility, MOTW

  BACKGROUND This likely won’t be your typical Minecraft Education blog post since I do not engage in typical teaching. Granted most teachers, given every child’s uniqueness, would say ...

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