5 Things About Minecraft That Worry Parents

The internet loves a list! I recently ran some workshops for our parents based around Minecraft and its role in their children’s lives. The conversations were enlightening and informative. Parents are excited but wary (and weary) …

The Implications of Wonder Quest and Minecraft in Education

I’ll preface this post by saying I think the Wonder Quest Youtube channel is a fascinating and innovative shift in educational media and it should stir up a few minds in thinking about how we are using media that children …

Minechat Episode 28: Book Launch Special

I was delighted to be able to schedule a Minechat with most of the authors involved with our “Minecraft in the Classroom” book. Special mention to David Lee, James York, and Dan Bloom who couldn’t …

Minecraft in the Classroom: The Book!

  Available at PeachPit Press and Amazon amongst others. Well, it’s been a long time coming and probably the worst kept secret around the Minecraft in education community but our book on Minecraft is just about …

Minecraft Minechat Episode 27: Learning Japanese Through Quests

It’s been a while since I last dived in to another teacher’s Minecraft world! Thankfully James York has been constantly evolving his kotobaminers.org Minecraft server to expand upon his language learning experiences. His most recent …