Approach the door of a school at the time of departure and ask for Minecraft. Surely many of the students answer will look at you with bright eyes to confirm you that yes, they know the game. And they use it in class.
From November 1 and have available the final version of Minecraft Education Edition. After a summer period in beta, so you can use in class. We talked with two regular teachers Minecraft in the classroom to better understand what, how and why learning with Minecraft in class, as well as contributions from the educational version and the process involved in deciding to include it in the educational process with parents, students and other educational community very attentive.
Minecraft Education Edition
Even before Microsoft was done with him in 2014, the Minecraft phenomenon soon to leap – natural – to the classroom. Ease of use, attractive among students and amazing creative possibilities were used by a version called MinecraftEDU.
This version was created in 2011 by two teachers and a programmer. In 2016 it is expected that more than 15% of students in countries such as Australia resort to Minecraft in their educational process.
MinecraftEDU adapts the open Minecraft world to a safe environment, with easier management yet controlled, ready scenarios for specific activities and adapted for use in class.
From November 1 can be used in class Education Edition Minecraft licensed $5 per student, lasting for one year
Therefore logical that earlier this year also confirmed that Microsoft, very focused in education, moved tab regard. The giant behind Windows acquired MinecraftEDU to move to integrate it into its ecosystem under the name of Minecraft Education Edition.
Since yesterday this version is now available in more than 10 languages. You can play on computers with Windows 10 and OSX Captain by individual licenses priced at $ 5 per student per year. Continue reading “Minecraft Education Edition: Surprise pupils to combat prejudice about the game”