Hour of code:
a Minecraft tale of two villages

Use basic coding concepts to bring two villages together in this free Hour of Code lesson in Minecraft: Education Edition. Players will experience empathy and compassion for their neighbors, learn about cooperation and inclusion, and practice social-emotional skills. Follow the steps below to get started!

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SET UP MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION
SET UP MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION
GET THE
LESSON PLAN
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GET THE LESSON PLAN
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FACILITATE AN HOUR OF CODE
FACILITATE AN HOUR OF CODE
CONTINUE LEARNING
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CONTINUE LEARNING
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Step One: 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 Two: Get the Lesson Plan

The lesson page includes standards-based learning objectives, a facilitator guide with answer keys, and a video tour.

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How to Run an Hour of Code

Step Three: Facilitate an Hour of Code

In this free course, learn how to facilitate an Hour of Code at your school or home.

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Step Four: More Computer Science Resources

Explore this starter kit and free CSTA-based curriculum. Discover how to program with block-coding, JavaScript, and Python in the game.

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