If you’re new to Minecraft, we’ve compiled some key resources – including training videos, sample lessons, starter worlds, and connections to other Minecraft educators, to make your on-ramp as smooth as possible. If you have suggestions for other materials to help you get started, please let us know.
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It's time to jump in to an open world for learning, but where to begin? Select from the subjects below to get related lessons to teach, Minecraft Mentors to connect with, training materials to learn from, and worlds to download.
Browse through this library of quick start videos to get up and running quickly, or go through our Tutorial Experience.
Working within pre-existing worlds is an effective way to get inspired, build lesson plans, and give students a robust and interactive space to explore. From desert biomes, to geometry worlds, to a hundreds chart, you can find one that’s just right for you.
There’s no such thing as a “Minecraft Lesson,” but Minecraft can be used as an immersive learning platform to extend and enrich your existing curriculum. Take a look at these examples to see how other educators are creating deep-learning activities with Minecraft.
There is a strong community of teachers and experts who are passionate about the power of game-based learning, and experienced in using Minecraft in the classroom. From the basics of installation to the finer points of creating compelling learning activities, these educators can help you at any point along the way. Create an account of your own. [It’s easy!]