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Minecraft in Education

<b>Using Minecraft in Education: 30 ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom</b><p>It is well documented how using games in a classroom context can …

Great Minecraft Lesson Plans

One of the reasons Minecraft has been so popular in classrooms -- beyond students just flat-out loving it -- is its versatility. Minecraft has the …

Six Minecraft Lesson Ideas for Common Core Math Class

As teachers continue to find successful and innovative practices to use with their students, computer gaming becomes more popular in classrooms.<p>One …

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Minecraft 'Education' is a version of the game for schools that costs $5

Microsoft has announced a new version of its popular open-world building game Minecraft aimed directly at schools and other educational institutions.<p>The company says that it will bring new education-specific features to the platform, like letting students keep their created characters between …

Minecraft Fueling Creative Ideas, Analytical Thinking in K-12 Classrooms

—Charles Mostoller for Education Week<p>One of the world's most popular video games has made significant inroads into K-12 classrooms, opening new doors …

Why Microsoft Just Bought More Minecraft

Ever since Microsoft acquired Swedish developer Monjang for $2.5 billion in 2014, the tech giant has been looking for ways to expand Minecraft’s …

Microsoft To Launch “Minecraft Education Edition” For Classrooms This Summer, Following Acquisition Of Learning Game

Microsoft is further expanding on its investment in Minecraft, bought in 2014 for $2.5 billion, by acquiring a learning game called MinecraftEdu for an undisclosed sum. The game, produced by a company called Teacher Gaming LLC, allows teachers to use Minecraft in the classroom, and includes a …

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Announcing Minecraft: Education Edition

Hello!News from a slightly different, arguably smarter, place today. We’re announcing Minecraft: Education Edition.Of course, every Minecraft player …

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Minecraft in education

Education Edition

From Minecraft Wiki<p>Jump to: navigation, search<p>Education Edition<p>Author(s)<p>Mojang AB<p>Jens Bergensten<p>Aron Nieminen<p>Daniel Kaplan<p>Shoghi Cervantes<p>Daniel …

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Minecraft movie will be 'large-budget' but unlikely to arrive before 2017

What is Minecraft? It’s a game, obviously: one that its developer Mojang has sold nearly 54m copies of across computers, consoles and mobile devices so far.<p>It’s a series of books published by Egmont that sold more than 1.3m copies in the UK alone in the first eight months of 2014. It’s a range of …

Microsoft launches site for teachers taking Minecraft into the classroom

Minecraft in Education portal aims to get educators sharing tips on how Mojang’s popular game can be used to teach children<p>Millions of children are already playing Minecraft at home, whether on computers, consoles or mobile devices. Now the game’s parent company Microsoft wants to encourage more …

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MinecraftEdu Resources | Minecraft: Education Edition

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The new update offers underwater worlds, items and marine creatures, plus 17 standards-aligned lessons to engage students across subjects.

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How Zac Efron got incredibly ripped for the 'Baywatch' movie

The 28-year-old actor has been training for months to prepare for his role in the upcoming "Baywatch" movie — filming now and out summer 2017 — and it's clearly paid off.<p>Efron has been posting photos on his Instagram to show off his progress and share some secrets. He also wrote about his strict …

40 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Make Something Of Your Life

<b>1. “Don’t count every hour in the day. Make every hour in the day count!”— Mark Amend</b><p><b>2. “It always seems impossible until its done.”— Nelson</b> …

The Suicide of the Liberal Church

The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, …

About Jon Bergmann

Educator – Evangelist – Change Agent<p>Jon Bergmann is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Class Movement. Jon is leading the worldwide adoption of …

Learning Management Systems

Posting videos to a video hosting site is a good idea, but many teachers who are flipping their classes find great benefit from using a learning …

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There are a wide variety of places to store videos on the web. The most popular website for video hosting on the planet is YouTube. But in many …

Video Creation Tools

Video Creation Tools--PC<p>Tool<p>Features<p>Video Tutorials<p>Free or $15/year<p>Free Version<br>Screencast, Picture in Picture, Export to mp4, Export to YouTube, 15 …

Homework Simplified: How Flipped Learning Transforms the H Word

I have been working on a new book about Flipped Learning and Homework. My main point is that Flipped Learning can solve the age-old homework …

Why Google Rejected This "Plus-Size" Ad Targeting Gmail Users

An email from the company defines "plus-size" and "curvy" as "negative physical attributes."<p>Earlier this week, Google Adwords rejected an ad geared toward Gmail users whose inboxes contained words like "curvy" or "plus-size," BuzzFeed reports.<p>On Jan. 14, online ad agency WordStream wrote about …