Tag: Minecraft Education Edition

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Extra Credits: Minecraft: Education Edition takes the Oregon Trail on the way to the Smithsonian

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. Today’s news comes with a dash of nostalgia - Minecraft: Education Edition is reimagining Oregon Trail, a formative game for many players since 1971, as a Minecraft world dubbed The Oregon Trail Experience. Packed with learning activities that... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Putting creativity in motion with Minecraft and everyday STEM

Bringing STEM-centric projects into the classroom can be a lofty goal when resources are limited, but there’s often room for a grounded, everyday approach. In the September edition of What's New in EDU, our monthly round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education, we fast-track a new low-cost STEM project with the help of Hot Wheels. We also see the... Read more

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Serious learning game design: 3 Microsoft tools to get started

Student Voice, student choice, and student engagement are the hallmarks of the best classrooms in the world right now.  They are classrooms that have students excited to come to school, not just to see their friends but to actively participate and enjoy their learning. For me, the top benchmark is reached by the classes that incorporate Games and Game Design into their... Read more

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Here’s a 3-minute guide to get started with Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Over the last year, the Education Blog has shared how Minecraft can help your students learn to code with Code Builder, or how it might help them shed their shells and explore a virtual horizon... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Back to School playlist gets your digital classroom ready

Our August edition of What's New in EDU is ready and here to round up the latest events and product news from Microsoft Education. The video below focuses on last week's debut of Back to School LIVE, which you can also reference in full below. In our first-ever Back to School LIVE event, the team at Microsoft Education shared a stage with the Microsoft Educator... Read more

Back to School LIVE: Save the Date, August 16th

We’re here to help you get back-to-school ready!

To help you get ready for the new school year, we're happy to introduce “Back to School LIVE," an interactive set of online workshops, TweetMeets and tips that'll help you get the most out of OneNote Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams, Minecraft: Education Edition, Windows 10 S and Intune for Education. Below you'll learn more and find the upcoming schedule: The... Read more