Minecraft Hour of Code 2019

Explore basic coding concepts and learn about artificial intelligence (AI) in this free Hour of Code lesson in Minecraft: Education Edition! Help the Agent prevent forest fires with Minecraft and MakeCode. Follow the steps below to get started!

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Set up MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION

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STEP 1: SET UP MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION

Make sure you have the latest version installed. You can check your version and update if necessary with these instructions.

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STEP 2: GET THE LESSON PLAN

MINECRAFT HOUR OF CODE TOOLKIT

The Hour of Code Toolkit includes standards-based learning objectives, downloadable lesson plan, video tour of the Minecraft Hour of Code world, and a comprehensive FAQ. If you are planning to run an Hour of Code at your school, check out these helpful resources!

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STEP 3: FACILITE AN HOUR OF CODE

HOW TO RUN AN HOUR OF CODE

In this one-hour free online course, learn how to facilitate an Hour of Code at your school or facility. Earn a Microsoft Educator badge, and see how you can integrate Hour of Code into your curriculum.

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Step 4: MORE COMPUTER SCIENCE RESOURCES

TEACH CODING WITH MINECRAFT

Minecraft: Education Edition helps teachers get started with computer science, offering free lessons and tutorials for all experience levels. Explore this starter kit and free csta-based curriculum and discover how to use code builder to program with block coding and javascript within the game.

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