LEARNING AT HOME WITH MINECRAFT

Minecraft offers free resources to help educators and families stay connected, navigate remote education and engage in creative learning. Explore fun challenges, immersive worlds, STEM lessons, and more!

REMOTE TEACHING & LEARNING

Minecraft: Education Edition is a powerful tool for remote learning and can be played on Windows, Mac, iPad, and Chromebook. Use your school email address to check your eligibility and get started.

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FOR EDUCATORS

DISTANCE LEARNING

See how Jefferson County Public Schools is using Minecraft: Education Edition to keep students engaged in remote learning across the curriculum.

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

The Minecraft Remote Learning Toolkit includes more than 100 lessons and activities. Model cells, build monuments, and write code to design a garden! Learn how to use Minecraft: Education Edition with your students whether they're in school or at home.

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HOLD A DIGITAL EVENT IN MINECRAFT

Explore inspiring examples of virtual graduations and school campuses created by Minecraft players around the world, then learn how you can host an event in Minecraft.

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REMOTE LEARNING WEBINARS

Tune into our remote learning webinar series for on-demand access and professional development.

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JOIN A MINECRAFT CHALLENGE WITH YOUR STUDENTS

Engage with sustainability in real-world situations with this Minecraft Build Challenge. Download a customizable toolkit to use with your students, which includes a recommended competition format, prompts, and rubric.

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MORE MINECRAFT LEARNING RESOURCES

Visit our YouTube channel to learn to play and see examples of how Minecraft is used in schools around the world. Take a free introductory online course for educators on the Microsoft Education Community. Find out how Microsoft Education is supporting remote learning with tools for teachers.

FOR PARENTS

FAMILY LEARNING WITH MINECRAFT

Minecraft offers exciting content for players and families, and including fun activities to spark the imagination. Check out these 15 build challenges you can use with any version of the game.

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PLAY MINECRAFT AT HOME

Minecraft Bedrock players can access educational content via the in-game store for free. The Education Collection features immersive worlds teaching everything from anatomy and history to social justice and music.

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HOUR OF CODE WITH MINECRAFT

Anyone can code! Explore the basics with Minecraft Hour of Code in Minecraft: Education Edition for Windows, Mac, iPad and Chromebook. Practice values of empathy and inclusion as you bring two villages together with the power of code!

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PARENTS’ GUIDE TO MINECRAFT

Looking for an introduction to Minecraft? This guide takes you through the story of Minecraft, the basics of gameplay, and how players build collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills.

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