Here’s What Your Kids Are Learning When They Play Minecraft

Thousands of classroom teachers have devised ways to use Minecraft as an effective teaching tool. So, what are kids learning?

Long before Microsoft announced the release of Microsoft Education Edition available this summer for collaborative use in schools, teachers in thousands of classrooms across the globe devised ways to engage students in classroom learning through the use of Minecraft.

What are kids learning when they enter this creative world, limited only their own imaginations? Problem solving, collaboration, and effective communication to name a few.

What else can kids learn from Minecraft, and what are the concerns around how the game is used in school? This article offers additional insight.

To read more about  the forthcoming Minecraft Education Edition, read:

Minecraft: Coming Soon to a School Near You

Source: www.cbc.ca