New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education

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Minecraft Education Edition

Date & Time
august 02, 2017

GV BOCES- LeRoy Office
7115 West main street
LeRoy, NY 14482
United States

Pricing & Registration


Includes materials and lunch

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Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. During this 1-day, in-person Teacher Academy, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.

Ensure you bring a Windows 10 device or Mac OSX for this BYOD hands on workshop.

Workshop Takeaways

  • Learn about Minecraft: Education Edition, its place in learning, and unique features suited for teaching and learning with immersive games
  • Become a Minecraft player, learn the controls, crafting and game features necessary to gain confidence and lower anxiety about game-based learning
  • Learn strategies, tips, and tricks to integrate Minecraft into your classroom
  • Learn what's worked for educators successfully teaching with Minecraft, along with resources you can bring back to your own classroom
  • Take a learner's role, and walk through a learning experience featuring Minecraft. Then, move through examples traversing grade span and subject area, demonstrating the global applicability of Minecraft in schools
Event Schedule

AM Session

  • 8:00 Registration
  • 8:30 Introductions
  • Introduction to Minecraft: Education Edition
  • Get to Know Minecraft
  • Learn to Play Minecraft

PM Session

  • Lunch
  • First Weeks with Minecraft
  • Minecraft Across the Curriculum
  • 3:15 Resources and Next Steps

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