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Martin Burrett

Minetest - 30 views

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    "Free, open source version of Minecraft. Enable 'Creative Mode' to let your pupils to build as their imagination and creativity allows. Download for Windows, Mac or Android devices. The game is supported by a community and a huge set of mods to modify the game for individual needs."
Tony Bollino

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read | WIRED - 45 views

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      Yep!  The kids do this at home.
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    Article with some research on the benefits of reading and minecraft.  Students seek information at higher reading levels to learn minecraft.
Marsha Ratzel

6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class | eSchool News | eSchool News - 46 views

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    A good way to combine tech & Math & CCSS. 3rd grade example.
Jessica Hallonqvist

Minecraft sold for £1.5 billion | News | First News - 29 views

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Feature: How One School Turned Minecraft into STEAM - 38 views

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    A primary school in England used Minecraft for a whole school, cross-curriculum project. Inspiring stuff.
Matt Renwick

Minecraft Will Eat Your School - 63 views

  • GeekDad: What is the magic that Minecraft adds to a classroom that any other collaborative game might not? Mikael: In a single word, engagement.
  • What schools miss is the chance for reflection to make that learning more explicit
  • Whatever schools decide to do, games will continue teaching the players.
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    "Whatever schools decide to do, games will continue teaching the players. What schools miss is the chance for reflections to make that learning more explicit."
Matt Renwick

Can Minecraft Foster a Growth Mindset? - 38 views

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    "Our students have shown an amazing ability to sustain focus"
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The Increasing Potential of Minecraft in Education | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKE... - 46 views

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    Research realising the potential of 3D printing and Minecraft
Matt Renwick

Passion-Based Learning, Day 2: Passion Meets Frustration - 17 views

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    "There seems to be a fine line between passion and frustration. But if we are experiencing emotions in our endeavors, that should say something about the learning climate we are participating in. It means we care deeply about the process and the outcomes."
Roland Gesthuizen

Minecraft-1001 Uses for Minecraft in Schools » Virtually School - 62 views

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    "OK, it's not really 1001.  Yet."
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