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Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month with New Lessons and a Free Demo World image

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month with New Lessons and a Free Demo World


January 14, 2021 | Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Minecraft: Education Edition

Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month are important opportunities to teach students about the history of Civil Rights and the ongoing struggle for social justice and racial equity. To cel...

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Using Minecraft to Write Survival Fiction


January 12, 2021 | English, language arts, Minecraft: Education Edition, Writing

When teachers use Minecraft: Education Edition for lessons, they usually operate in creative mode so students aren’t bothered by scarcity and the business of resource gathering—not to mention mons...

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Discover an Amazing Array of Computer Science Resources in our Newly Updated Subject Kit


January 6, 2021 | Coding, Computer Science, Curriculum, Minecraft: Education Edition

With the arrival of our new Hour of Code: A Minecraft Tale of Two Villages, it’s the perfect time to start exploring computer science with your students. Running an Hour of Code during Computer Scie...

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Teesside University Welcomes New Students in a Virtual Campus


December 29, 2020 | Higher Education, Minecraft: Education Edition, remote learning

A resourceful team from Teesside University in the UK came together to help new students connect during the pandemic using Minecraft: Education Edition. Read how they created a beautiful forum where i...

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Canadian Storytelling in Minecraft: A Creative Response to Teaching During a Pandemic


December 22, 2020 | Build Challenge, History, Minecraft: Education Edition

In the spring of 2020, Canadian schools were in the midst of closures due to the global pandemic. Teachers were looking for ways to engage students virtually. The Canadian edtech trainers at Logics Ac...

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