"Minecraft: Education Edition is an excellent tool to engage students in learning, collaboration, and critial thinking."

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How Minecraft Impacts Classrooms

Educators around the world use Minecraft: Education Edition to engage students across subjects. Learn how Minecraft ignites learning in K-12 and higher education.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District Innovates Across Curriculum With Minecraft: Education Edition

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PaRK International School Uses Game-Based Learning to Raise Student Engagement and Achievement

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Glenwood High School Uses Minecraft: Education Edition to Teach Real-World Skills

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Clemson University Students Learn to Communicate, Create and Collaborate With 3D Gaming Software

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Malaysian School Uses Minecraft: Education Edition to Ignite Stem Learning

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Young UAE Learners Acquire Useful 21st Century Skills via Minecraft

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"Games can be completely engaging. I see my students get better and better with writing and communication, and working with others."

John Miller, Middle School English Teacher, California

DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT!

Many of today's students will work in jobs that don't yet exist. Educators are working hard to equip their students with the skills to meet this challenge. See how Minecraft: Education Edition drives 21st century learning in these research studies.

21ST CENTURY SKILLS

A 2017 study of elementary students using Minecraft in school found significant improvements in creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and computational thinking skills.

98%

of teachers surveyed cited problem-solving as the top skill their students learn from Minecraft.

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"Tranforming Education with Minecraft"

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SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING

The Microsoft Class of 2030 research revealed that future-ready students will need more than tech skills to succeed. Teachers in 11 countries cited collaboration, decision-making, and communication as top skills cultivated by Minecraft.

40%

of jobs in growth industries require soft skills, those fostered by social and emotional learning (SEL).

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"Class of 2030 Report"

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TEAMWORK & CODING SKILLS

This 2018 paper analyzes how Minecraft supports social-emotional and STEM learning in Quebec schools. Students demonstrated creativity, higher levels of engagement, and teamwork.

80%

of students learning with Mmecraft used coding to advance to higher levels.

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of students learning with Mmecraft used coding to advance to higher levels.

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JOB PREPAREDNESS & STEM

In a study by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, teachers reported that games like Minecraft led to improvement in computational thinking. This matters when 58% of STEM jobs are in computing, but only 8% of STEM graduates study computer science.

71%

of teachers using digital games reported improvement in student numeracy and computational thinking.

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"Level Up Learning: A National Survey on Teaching with Digital Games"

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"It's built into our program so deeply that it would be greatly missed if it was not here."

Jeff Terry, Chief Information Officer, Roanoke Schools, Virginia

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