Introduce coding in Minecraft: Education Edition

Beginner
K-12 Educator
School Leader
Parent/Guardian
Minecraft

Explore how educators may use block-based coding in Minecraft: Education Edition to introduce programming to their learners.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • "Explain how to use Minecraft: Education Edition to teach computer science."
  • Describe the goals and progression of the curriculum and identify access points for learners at any grade band.
  • Explain how to use block-based programming to introduce young learners to programming concepts.
  • Identify the benefits of using block-based programming to introduce young learners to programming concepts.
  • Describe the organization of teaching materials to enhance learning.
  • Identify the resources and assessments available to enhance learner knowledge.

Prerequisites

  • "Access to Minecraft: Education Edition"