18+ yrs old
Parents will understand Minecraft Education Edition is more than just an addictive game for kids, but a pedagogical tool with great educational power.
June 20, 2018
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When we offer lessons of Minecraft in our STEM center in Azerbaijan, kids are enthusiastic about this course. However, there is resistance from their parents, who don't understand the educational value of Minecraft, believe it's just another childish video game and prefer to register them in another kind of after school activities where practical real-life applications are more evident. This lesson tries to answer the following questions, usually asked by the same parents :
This workshop is scheduled for three hours of duration. Lesson will be in Azeri, Russian or English (according to the language sector coming to the classroom). Teacher will need to be proficient in the three languages, considering Minecraft Education Edition is in English, but parents maybe only speak one or two languages from the previous list :