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Build Challenge Starter Kit

All Ages

Computer Science

Science

Technology

These challenges are designed to engage learners’ creativity and strengthen 21st C. skills with easy-to-implement activities for your class.

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April 27, 2020

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Skills

  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

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Learning Objectives

  • These build challenges for Minecraft: Education Edition are designed to engage learners’ creativity and strengthen 21st century skills with easy-to-implement activities for your classroom or remote learning.

Guiding Ideas

Quick Start Guide

Getting started with Minecraft: Education Edition is easy.

1. CHECK THAT YOUR ACCOUNT IS ELIGIBLE

Minecraft: Education Edition is available through June 2020 for all educators and learners who have a valid Office 365 Education account. Click here to see if your school account is eligible. If you have a valid account, fill out this form to request access to Minecraft: Education Edition. (If you do not have a valid account, download the app below for a free demo lesson.)

 

2. DOWNLOAD & INSTALL THE APP

Download Minecraft: Education Edition for Windows, Mac, or iPad. Follow the directions on the page to ensure your device is setup to support Minecraft.

 

3. LOGIN

After you download and launch Minecraft: Education Edition, login with your Office 365 school account and password.

 

4. START A BUILD CHALLENGE

Take a look at the Build Challenges in this document. Links will download the world files that you need for each challenge. Double-clicking these files will open them in Minecraft: Education Edition where you can start creating, exploring, and learning right away.

 

5. OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES WITH MINECRAFT

Whether teaching in the classroom or working from home, Minecraft: Education Edition is great for:

• Projects in social studies, language arts, art and design

• Science, technology, engineering and math learning

• Learning to code

• Completing art and design projects

• Learning 21st century skills like creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking

 

Student Activities

This guide is available in multiple languages and includes a selection of ten build challenges to get started learning and building in Minecraft: Education Edition. Links to the accompanying world files can be found within the document.

To view additional build challenges or to search through hundreds of educational standards-aligned Minecraft lessons, please visit https://education.minecraft.net. To view a playlist of short introductory videos for each Minecraft Build Challenge, click here and use settings to change the caption to your language.

Performance Expectations

For each challenge, a main objective is listed. To extend learning in your classroom, you can also try the Extension activities for each challenge.

We would love to see your creations! Once complete, share your work with the community online using the hashtags #MinecraftEdu and #BuildChallenge.

 

Skills

  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Supporting Files

Minecraft: Education Edition Build Challenges


en_US

Byggeudfordringer Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


da-DK

Desafíos de construcción Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


es-MX

Défis de construction Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


fr-FR

Sfide di costruzione Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


it-IT

ビルド チャレンジ Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


ja-JP

빌드 챌린지 Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


ko-KR

Byggeutfordringer Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


nb-NO

Bouwuitdagingen Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


nl-NL

Wyzwania konstruktorskie Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


pl-PL

Desafios de Construção Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


pt-BR

Флешмобы Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


ru-RU

Byggutmaningar Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


sv-SE

Minecraft Education Edition Build Challenges


Indonesian, id-ID

Minecraft Education Edition تحديات الإصدار


Arabic