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Minecraft: Education Edition Blog

The official Minecraft blog for educators

New Ways to Code: Introducing Python Content for Minecraft: Education Edition image

New Ways to Code: Introducing Python Content for Minecraft: Education Edition


October 13, 2020 | Computer Science, Minecraft: Education Edition, Python

We’re offering new ways for students to explore computer science and deepen their coding abilities! Announcing two lesson packs focused on the Python programming language, including ten activities u...

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Student Creations from September’s Bee Creative Build Challenge


October 9, 2020 | Build Challenge, Minecraft: Education Edition, Pollinators

Our Build Challenge for the month of September invited students to Bee Creative, designing pollinator gardens for bees, the latest mob to be added to Minecraft: Education Edition. Learners were clearl...

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Join students around the world in the first-ever Minecraft Education Global Build Championship!


October 3, 2020 | Build Challenge, Contest, Minecraft: Education Edition

Over the past 9 months, we’ve seen wildlife roam free while people isolate to stay healthy. Whales have changed their migration patterns due to fewer ships, sea turtles have laid record numbers of e...

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Exploring Virtual Heritage in Higher Education with Microsoft and Minecraft


October 1, 2020 | Higher Education, History, Minecraft: Education Edition

Dr. Valentina DeNardis is the Director of Classical Studies at Villanova University and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. She’s embarked on some ambitious digital projects to help bring antiqu...

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Victoria Celebrates Remote Learning


September 24, 2020 | Hybrid Learning, Minecraft: Education Edition, remote learning, Teacher Stories

When faced with the challenges of the worldwide pandemic, educators everywhere have been forced to develop creative solutions for teaching in remote and hybrid learning environments. For teachers in V...

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