Minecraft: Education Editionis a game-based learning platform that helps studentsdevelopSTEM skills, unleash theircreativity, andcollaborateandsolve problems. Minecraft allowsteachersto meet students where they are and stimulates deep, meaningful learning in a variety of areas.
What is the differences between regularMinecraftvsMinecraft Education Edition?
In several aspects,Minecraft: Education Editiondiffers from the originalMinecraftgame.Minecraft: Education Edition is more of alearning platform basedon the popular game than the original game, which allows for free exploration and plays like a traditional game.
Kidscan learn a range ofcoding,math, and problem-solving abilities while playing this version ofMinecraft. They are also taught aboutdigital citizenship.Students participate inproject-based learning tutorialsandgamesrather than focusing on game play.
What devices does it compatible with and where can you download it?
Minecraft: Education Editionis available onChromebooks. It’s also compatible withWindows, Mac OS X, andiOS.Studentscan use theirMicrosoft accountsto log in and they are working onGoogle accountlogins.
Studentscan retrieve theirprior dataandstored projects after logging in. Without a separateserver,studentscancollaborate with one anotherin groups of up to thirty in a classroom. To play,you’ll need an activeOffice 365 EDUaccount and you can download it on microsoft official website.
Is it appropriate forMinecraft educationto be a method forchildrento learn?
Minecraft and Minecraft: Education Edition have the potential to be excellent educational games and resources. The best part about using a game like Minecraft in school is that kids don’t actually realised they’re doing it while they’re playing, which can be a great way to reach reluctant learners. Children can learn science, math, computer science, art and design, as well as other subjects that is available. Minecraft Education Edition is, in essence, what true edutainment should look like.
(SUBJECTS THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN MINECRAFT EDUCATION)
What will be covered in this courses?
1. How to download Minecraft Education Edition
2. How to use and navigate Minecraft Education Edition
3. Introduction on Code Builder
4. How to code using Code Builder in Minecraft Education Edition
5. Exercises related to the Code Builder.
For further information please refer the curriculum tab next to the description tab.