Age: > 7
Resource type: guide
Context: compulsory education, distance education, special education, vocational education
Supported by: Microsoft
This lesson plan was developed by Microsoft as part of the Minecraft game's set of educational resources.
Minecraft Education Edition is a game world that can be used to engage students in learning STEM-related subjects. The game's approach supports the development of critical thinking, creativity and collaboration, skills that are essential to STEM education. While following the lesson plan instructions and playing in the educational environment, students are prompted to find solutions to the various problems presented by the teacher.
Step-by-step tutorial will navigate you through the installation, introduction and main features of the educational environment of Minecraft. You can directly download the Minecraft Education Edition and practice your crafting skills using tutorial. Try to start creating the new world - learn how to control your character and create simple blocks around you.
The knowledge base of the tutorial contains the most important information regarding installation, availability, main game features, teaching, and more. Take a look at additional features which are available for teacher’s use. Find video testimonials, where teachers share their experience and impression about Minecraft education platform.
Minecraft Education Edition tutorial is available in English.
The tutorial is a guiding material for a set of 10 lesson plans which can be found in the Practice gallery.