Minecraft “Must Haves” Toolkit

Great resource for how to in math instruction &  Minecraft is coming to every classroom

Classroom implementation

Minecraft 101
25 ways to use in classroom

I recommend you read this prior to committing to even one lab (MinecraftEDU).  Pricing, program language, and logic is in for a makeover: https://minecraftedu.com/education_edition MinecraftEDU can be very effective for more than classrooms.  In Dublin, we’re using it in our computer lab for lunchtime activity, carrot for struggling students, and Maker events for families as part of a rotation in addition to Lego stations, rocket stations, and building projects. This is very cool: https://sway.com/m1AScVBc0x8LT9PH#st_refDomain=t.co&st_refQuery=/WhU9Vy2n6u  Co-Creator of MinecraftEDU onto next project

PD on this topic

Still willing? Check out the resources below:

East Bay CUE #cooltools2016 MinecraftEDU session slidedeck

Need a way to sell this to your Admins:  Coding my friend, it’s coding: http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/22/how-kids-are-learning-to-code-while-playing-minecraft/ or the CCCS alignment: http://hechingerreport.org/can-students-learn-the-common-core-through-gaming/ & even more: How Video Games and Social Media Fuel Students’ Passion for Art

Microsoft’s 1st offical promo for EDU (december 2015): http://education.minecraft.net/#!/

Guide for parents: http://bit.ly/1MPgEJE & want to plan a family build day–use this all in one toolkit  Teachers: Meet the master of MinecraftEDU for your classroom: http://minecraft.edtecworks.com/

Afterschool camp (free):
http://connectedcamps.com/?aic=86NKJPP

School models/curriculum/ideas:

http://www.joewoodonline.com/crafting-together-minecraft-edu/

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbWahZMpl3YdLGI3nYh1tdx6TE0XfMuBj

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7tXHdNhcqesljAF5wx6smA
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL41iJfA2iBPHyuNHpxsa80hJaXKvZDdWH

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