RESOURCES

Unleash STEM learning with ESPORTS

Transform your students' passions for esports to pathways for future-ready skills with our Minecraft: Education Edition esports worlds, lesson plans, and an evidence-based esports education framework. Explore the ways in which Minecraft esports may offer students inclusive new learning experiences to grow STEM values and build important social-emotional skills for success.

Explore Minecraft esports for education

Unleash students' creativity in ready-made, immersive, Minecraft worlds designed specifically for competitive gaming. The "Make & Model" worlds engage students in fun, creative 'build battles' set on pirate ships, in outer space and in a magical garden. Esports can help improve student performance and overall well-being, by encouraging collaboration and bringing success to more students in and out of school.

Esports for Education screenshot
Watch video to preview a lesson

Explore an Esports Challenge

Tour through the Pirate Cove, a pirate-themed Minecraft world. In this esports challenge, students will compete in teams to build in 3D, vote on the winners and then reflect as a class. The pre-built, immersive esports arena on a pirate ship is accessible and inspires team-building and a space to demonstrate skills and content knowledge.

Explore exciting esports arenas and standards-aligned lessons designed to help students develop and demonstrate Future Ready skills.

Take the Microsoft Educator esports course 

"Esports: More Than Just A Game," a free online course on the Microsoft Educator Center to learn more about esports in education and earn your Esports Educator badge. Understand how esports can help build a school to career pipeline. Learn the steps to establish an inclusive team culture, to gather the necessary resources to start and grow your scholastic esports program.


Download to Esports Educator Framework screenshot
Take the course to MEC course on Esports

TAKE THE MICROSOFT EDUCATOR ESPORTS COURSE

Take this free online course on the Microsoft Educator Center to learn more about esports in education and earn a badge. Learn how esports can help build a school to career pipeline.