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Multiplayer Game Guide

All Ages

Technology

Whether you’re playing together in class or remotely from home, multiplayer games encourage collaboration, communication, and problem solving.

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avatar Submitted By: Minecraft Education

April 10, 2020

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity

External References

Multiplayer Game Guide

Download the Multiplayer Guide

Learning Objectives

  • Discover how to host and share multiplayer games in Minecraft: Education Edition, understand requirements, steps for hosting, and configuration.

Guiding Ideas

Whether your class is physically in the same room or working remotely from home, multiplayer Minecraft games are a great way for students to learn and collaborate, working together to solve problems and complete challenges.

What is multiplayer mode?

What are the requirements to make multiplayer work for my class?

How do I host a multiplayer game in Minecraft: Education Edition?

Student Activities

After you set up your multiplayer game, be sure to look at build challenges and other lessons in the Minecraft: Education Edition library for activities that students can play together.

Performance Expectations

Minecraft: Education Edition includes several features that support student collaboration and help educators create more inclusive classrooms, whether students are learning in person or remotely. These include multiplayer mode, formative assessment tools like the Camera and Book and Quill, export options to help students share their work outside the game, and Immersive Reader to support reading and translating.

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity

External References

Multiplayer Game Guide

Download the Multiplayer Guide