LEARNING AT HOME WITH MINECRAFT

Minecraft offers free resources to help educators and families stay connected, navigate remote education and engage in creative learning. Explore fun challenges, immersive worlds, STEM lessons and more!

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FOR EDUCATORS

REMOTE TEACHING & LEARNING

Minecraft: Education Edition is a powerful tool for remote learning and can be played on Windows, Mac, and iPad. Use your school email address to check your eligibility and get started.

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RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

The Minecraft Remote Learning Toolkit includes 100+ lessons and activities. Model cells, build monuments and write code to design a garden! Learn how to use Minecraft: Education Edition with your students whether they are in school or at home.

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HOLD A DIGITAL EVENT IN MINECRAFT

Explore inspiring examples of virtual graduations and school campuses created by Minecraft players around the world, then learn how you can host an event in Minecraft.

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JOIN A MINECRAFT CHALLENGE WITH YOUR STUDENTS

Solve real-world sustainability challenges with Minecraft in this build challenge. Download a customizable toolkit to use with your students, which includes a recommended competition format, prompts and rubric.

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MORE MINECRAFT LEARNING RESOURCES

Visit our YouTube channel to learn to play and see examples of how Minecraft is used in schools around the world.
Take a free introductory online course for educators on the Microsoft Education Community (MEC).
Learn how Microsoft Education is supporting remote learning with tools for teachers.

FOR PARENTS

FAMILY LEARNING WITH MINECRAFT

Minecraft offers exciting content for players and families including fun activities to spark the imagination. Check out these 15 build challenges, which can be used with any version of the game.

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PLAY MINECRAFT AT HOME

Minecraft Bedrock players can access educational content via the in-game store for free through August 2020. The new Education Collection features includes worlds by creators including Everbloom, Jigarbov, Lifeboat and Razzleberries and Blockworks!

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HOUR OF CODE WITH MINECRAFT

Anyone can code! Explore the basics with Minecraft Hour of Code in Minecraft: Education Edition for Windows, Mac, and iPad. Use coding to protect a village from forest fires and learn about AI along the way.

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PARENTS’ GUIDE TO MINECRAFT

Looking for an introduction to Minecraft? This guide takes you through the story of Minecraft, basics of gameplay and how players build collaboration, communication and problem-solving skills.

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How Educators are using Minecraft for distance learning in Florida.

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