Microsoft Education Releases Two Major Updates for Minecraft: Education Edition

In this episode of the Microsoft Innovative Expert: Spotlight Series Podcast, Jeff sits down with Sara Cornish and Trish Cloud from the Minecraft Education team […]

World Health Organization's New 'Gaming Disorder' Raises Questions About Role of Educational Games

The new addiction classification touches off a dispute among some researchers and clinicians over whether there is science to back the decision, and how it […]

Minecraft Party to Raise Money for Technology in Philly Schools

Philadelphia's mayor and superintendent announced a "kid-safe gaming event" aimed at raising funds for teacher-led classroom technology projects.

It’s the Relationships, Stupid: Connected Camps Mid-Summer Report

Two years ago, Connected Camps and Institute of Play launched Minecraft Summer of Learning, piloting a new model for in-game virtual summer camps. We’ve served […]

Machinima: using video games for storytelling

Be an X-Box Hero (with stars in your eyes)* Meet machinima. The word’s a portmanteau of “machine” and “cinema”. It’s a unique form of storytelling […]

STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.

Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments. Minecraft is a tool that […]

How Can We Create Amazing Lesson Plans Around #MinecraftEDU? | @PlayCraftLearn @Mr_Isaacs

On this episode of the TechEducator Podcast we welcome Minecraft EDU team member Meenoo Rami and MIE Expert Steve Isaacs onto the show to talk […]

A Fantastic Construction Game, With Lots Of Uses In The Classroom.

What is The Sandbox? The Sandbox is an app in which you can build vast worlds (think Minecraft but in 2D).  Have a look at […]

Is it worth setting targets?

Morning everyone! yes this is a waffle on my professional site again after a rather long break. I have been waffling a lot, mainly on […]

The Definitive Podcast About Minecraft Education Edition featuring @PlayCraftLearn @Microsoft_EDU

Welcome to the TeacherCast Podcast. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Steve Isaacs, and Minecraft Education Manager Neal Manegold to discuss […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: The Minecraft Effect

Minecraft, the Lego-like building video game, is such a massive hit that the New York Times Magazine recently made it the subject of a cover […]

Top 10 (Plus 1) @MinecraftEDU Educators To Follow | @Microsoft_EDU

Here are 11 of the best educator resources to follow on twitter if you are interested in Minecraft Education. The post Top 10 (Plus 1) […]

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