I have had numerous educators asking me about Minecraft: Education Edition and how they can use this in their classrooms. I’m really pleased to have discovered the 3 minute intro video above to be able to share with school leaders. As per the blog post this came from:
Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Over the last year, the Education Blog has shared how Minecraft can help your students learn to code with Code Builder, or how it might help them shed their shells and explore a virtual horizon together.
To further support this, I’ve included some slides with example lesson plans and learning outcomes from using Minecraft: Education Edition and game based learning:
Another useful read is the research around Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) outcomes from a range of schools using Minecraft: Education Edition.