Teacher Review for Minecraft: Education Edition

The students are able to learn and communicate in a safe, innovative environment. True innovation is happening!

Lynne T.
Classroom teacher
The Grange College
Hoppers Criossing, Australia
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My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
Setting challenges for students in Minecraft EE has allowed my students to effectively problem solve, show leadership and peer support, extend their learning to higher levels. The use of the NPCs allowed my students to make a timeline of historical characters and relate to their stories!
My Take
The EE version of Minecraft along with the Classroom app and the new coding add on has allowed me to explore a much larger range of STEM topics than I did with traditional Minecraft. The lesson plans and maps available keep me inspired to let the students try more.