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Getting Started with Minecraft: Education Edition

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Overview

Are you ready to get started with Minecraft: Education Edition? Join Neal Manegold and Melissa Wrenchy as they discuss and share many of the resources available to help you get started. In addition, you will hear tips and tricks for classroom use from an educator who has recently adopted Minecraft in her classroom. Come discover how easy it is go get started!




This webinar has been brought to you by the Minecraft Education Team. For more information on using Minecraft: Education Edition, visit our site at http://education.minecraft.net .

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Game-based Learning , Microsoft, Sponsored, Tools for Student Projects, Virtual Learning
Tags: classroom tips, getting started, how to use Minecraft, Minecraft

Reviews (6)

Full Member
+4
 
Never thought of using Minecraft as a learning tool, thanks.
Full Member
+3
 
Very interesting. Thank you.
Full Member
 
Understands and builds the rationale for Minecraft Education in the classroom. Good advice.
Full Member
+2
 
Really Good Ideas!
The presented rationale for use Minecraft are vaild:
Why use Minecraft in the classroom:

student engagement

collaboration

creative exploration - learning is about the journey more than the destination

tangible learning outcomes - we need to create learning opportunities that are built to goals

Here are some resources to supplement this presentation:
https://education.minecraft.net/
http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/benefits-minecraft-classroom-students.shtml
Basic Member
 
Good ideas and good pace. I am going to attempt this in my intermediate special education classroom.
Basic Member
+2
 
great ideas
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