Posts Tagged ‘minecraft’

The most obvious question a teacher could ask about Minecraft in education is: “Well, what can you do with it?”. I always found that the answer would be ever-changing due to who was asking the question! With that in mind, I wanted to create a living and breathing archive of what has been done with Minecraft in […]

Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 19:54 0 comments

Another Minechat under my belt and another example of how much work teachers around the world are putting into creating an online and immersive learning environment for their students. This week Shane Asselstine in Hawaii showed me around his humongous Minecraft world. I barely scratched the surface and I know I’ll be back to visit […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 09:42 0 comments

Minechat Episode 16! I took a trip to James York’s Minecraft world to see how his immersive Japanese language learning world is coming along. I love James’ approach and where he is going with his Minecraft world. James is a big advocate of a holistic approach to teaching Japanese. Thinking of the connections to the world […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 15:33 1 comment

It’s that time in our school year where we embark upon our use of Minecraft within our curriculum. This week we are starting off with our Grade 3 students in planning and building a community full of interconnected systems. Their Unit Of Inquiry is “How We Organize Ourselves” with the central idea being “Communities can function […]

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 08:32 0 comments

Minechat has continued on a steady enough pace with educators around the world showing us their Minecraft…worlds. The last episode I posted here was Minechat Episode 9, there have been 6 episodes since then! So lock the door, turn your phone off, feed the cat and enjoy watching these amazing teachers show us what they […]

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 11:11 0 comments