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Educators around the world use Minecraft: Education Edition to engage students across subjects. Learn how Minecraft ignites learning in K-12 and higher education.
Northern Ireland schools use Minecraft: Education Edition to teach STEM across the curriculum.
New Zealand students are learning indigenous Māori culture and practicing empathy and collaboration with a special Minecraft world and lesson called Ngā Motu.
Cherokee County School District in Georgia, U.S., introduced Minecraft: Education Edition as a small pilot, and a year later, nearly 100 teachers across the district use Minecraft in their classrooms.
The San Juan Math, Science, and Technology Center in Puerto Rico uses Minecraft: Education Edition to engage high school students in STEM subjects.
MRSM Tun Mohammad Fuad Stephens Sandakan in Malaysia is one of the first high schools to use Minecraft: Education Edition in the country, and has seen measurable STEM learning outcomes.
PaRK International School in Portugal integrates Minecraft: Education Edition across the curriculum. Students help design lessons, and educators have tried innovative approaches to teaching STEM and history.
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"Games can be completely engaging. I see my students get better and better with writing and communication, and working with others."
John Miller, Middle School English Teacher, California
Many of today's students will work in jobs that don't yet exist. Educators are working hard to equip their students with the skills to meet this challenge. See how Minecraft: Education Edition drives 21st century learning in these research studies.
A 2017 study of elementary students using Minecraft in school found significant improvements in creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and computational thinking skills.
of teachers surveyed cited problem-solving as the top skill their students learn from Minecraft.
The Microsoft Class of 2030 research revealed that future-ready students will need more than tech skills to succeed. Teachers in 11 countries cited collaboration, decision-making, and communication as top skills cultivated by Minecraft.
of jobs in growth industries require soft skills, those fostered by social and emotional learning (SEL).
This 2018 paper analyzes how Minecraft supports social-emotional and STEM learning in Quebec schools. Students demonstrated creativity, higher levels of engagement, and teamwork.
of students learning with Minecraft used coding to advance to higher levels.
In a study by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, teachers reported that games like Minecraft led to improvement in computational thinking. This matters when 58% of STEM jobs are in computing, but only 8% of STEM graduates study computer science.
of teachers using digital games reported improvement in student numeracy and computational thinking.
"It's built into our program so deeply that it would be greatly missed if it was not here."
Jeff Terry, Chief Information Officer, Roanoke Schools, Virginia
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