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Remote Learning With Minecraft

This set of resources is designed to support remote learning using Minecraft: Education Edition.

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avatar Submitted By: Minecraft Education

March 10, 2020

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    External References

    Remote Learning With Minecraft: Education Edition

    Download the remote learning guide.

    Learning Objectives

    • Discover resources to support online learning including a guide to getting started with Minecraft, STEM curriculum and project-based learning activities so educators can use the platform to deliver assignments and keep students engaged, even if they can’t play and learn together in the same room.

    Guiding Ideas

    What is Minecraft: Education Edition?

    Minecraft: Education Edition is a game-based learning platform that builds STEM skills, unleashes creativity and engages students in collaboration and problem-solving. Minecraft helps educators meet students where they are and inspires deep, meaningful learning across subjects. Educators around the world use Minecraft: Education Edition to teach lessons, build STEM and social-emotional skills and inspire project-based learning. Minecraft: Education Edition offers special features designed for educational use, including assessment tools and classroom multiplayer to allow learners to work together in the immersive game environment.?See examples of how educators around the world are using Minecraft: Education Edition in their classrooms.

    Student Activities

    You don’t need to be an expert Minecraft player to start teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition! Get started by downloading the attached Remote Learning With Minecraft: Education Edition document.

    Included are:

    • Quick Start Guide with directions are included to check if you are among the millions of students and teachers already licences to use Minecraft: Education Edition.
    • Tips for Teaching with Minecraft
    • Recommended Lessons & Curriculum for remote leaning.

    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

      External References

      Remote Learning With Minecraft: Education Edition

      Download the remote learning guide.