Minecraft: Education Edition: Introduction to game-based learning

K-12 Educator

In this module we will explore how Minecraft: Education Edition supports teaching and learning through a game-based interface that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is the learner’s imagination.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • "Explain how Minecraft: Education Edition supports students in collaborating, creating, and thinking critically."
  • Identify the benefits of game-based learning when crafting learning experiences for students.
  • "Connect content standards and Minecraft: Education Edition to developing learning opportunities in the classroom."

ISTE Standards for Educators:

  • Educator - Designer
  • Educator - Facilitator
  • Leaders - Empowering Leader

UNESCO Standards for Educators:

  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Pedagogy
  • Teacher Professional Learning