“It is our duty” to update learning modalities for a new generation

Minecraft: Education Edition continues to be shaped by educators and students around the globe, and that world tour continued this past week with a visit to Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. In attendance for a demonstration of Minecraft for learning was Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with Minecraft Education GM Deirdre Quarnstrom along with educators and students leveraging Minecraft for learning.  

Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a demonstration of the learning power of Minecraft.

After the demonstration, Chancellor Merkel said "It is our duty to update all the conventional studying techniques for the new generation." Said Quarnstrom, “We were honoured to welcome Chancellor Merkel during Gamescom and have the opportunity to talk with her about how Minecraft: Education Edition can play a foundational role in today’s classrooms." To read more about Chancellor Merkel's experience with Minecraft: Education Edition, follow this link to the full story from Microsoft News Center Europe.