Minecraft has come along way since its inception in 2009. Many of us know it as the block-by-block sandbox game where users can create anything they want. But up to now we only have seen it in a recreational way. Announced in July, Minecraft has now ventured out into he world of education.
“Minecraft in education is a way to teach, learn and inspire. It’s students visiting ancient civilizations to create and play out their own stories. It’s exploring mathematical concepts like perimeter, area, and volume by breaking and placing Minecraft blocks. It’s practising collaboration, problem solving, digital citizenship, and leadership skills through creative thinking and innovative design. Minecraft in education is teachers and students inspiring each other to change the way we learn.”
This is what the main goal that was set out by Mojang and many schools have already began to test this idea out.