Minecraft could be considered an online, updated version of the classic Lego building blocks, which are connected and assembled to create a practically limitless variety of structures. The same is true for Minecraft, except that instead of handling building blocks, users operate in a virtual world, using pixelated cubes. The main limitation is the user’s imagination. Minecraft gives users the additional advantage of being able to play safely with water, earth, fire, trees, and other natural elements. The Education edition is a game-based learning platform with standards-aligned content across K-12 subjects and special features designed for classroom use. Being the second most popular game of all time with over 100,000,000 copies sold, chances are your students are already familiar with it!
Most of today’s students will have to succeed in future jobs that don’t yet exist, and schools around the world are working hard to equip their students with skills to meet this challenge. This is where Minecraft: Education Edition comes in. It is a powerful tool to achieve significant student outcomes because it is an open-world building game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination: