Museum Day: Building up, breaking down

Reflections on a Smithsonian lesson for Museum Day Live and how to incorporate Minecraft I decided to try the 'Building up, breaking down'  lesson with my 5th graders. When extended with rebuilding in Minecraft: Education Edition it's a great cross curricular lesson – touching on subjects like: history, religion, science, engineering and maths (STEM) by focusing on just … Fortsæt læsning Museum Day: Building up, breaking down

Quick guide to Classroom Mode for Minecraft: Education Edition

Classroom Mode Companion App is great for managing Minecraft Classrooms (games) in Minecraft: Education Edition. You simply connect to a game through the app and you can then manage your students and world settings through slash-commands and different toggles even though you're not really in the game. My favorite features: Student freeze: This allows you … Fortsæt læsning Quick guide to Classroom Mode for Minecraft: Education Edition

The non-gamer’s guide to getting started with Minecraft: Education Edition

It’s a new year and maybe you feel like trying something new in your classroom. Maybe that thing is Minecraft. It’s scary though because you don’t know the game yourself. I know that’s how I felt a year ago when I first ventured into the world of Minecraft with my students. Where do you start … Fortsæt læsning The non-gamer’s guide to getting started with Minecraft: Education Edition