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Embed code for: Back To School - Make Minecraft into Yourcraft
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Turn Minecraft into Yourcraft
How many of you have children that play Minecraft?
How many of you have students that talk about playing Minecraft?
How many of you know what Minecraft is?
What is Minecraft?
Minecraft is described as a “sandbox game”. It is a virtual land where users can create their own worlds and experiences, using building blocks, resources discovered on the site and their own creativity.
Minecraft for Education vs. Minecraft
Same gameplay, items and graphics of Minecraft
Teacher designed classroom management tools
Student moderation tools
Large library of teacher created lessons
Custom blocks to help in the classroom
Extensive mod compatibility
Benefits of Use
Connections to curriculum are easily made
Promotes collaboration, problem solving, expression , critical thinking, exploration and discovery
Create a small grassland biome
Your biome will need 2 different types of plants found in the grassland
Your biome will need to have 2 different types of animals found in the grassland biome
Add a sign that labels the biome and the plants and animals that can be found there
Create a small replica of a peninsula
Add a sign with the following information:
Definition of a peninsula
A peninsula found in North America
Social Studies Example
Build a small house with any materials you choose
Write a persuasive advertisement in order to sell the house
Make sure to give us a tour of your house
Create a pixelated self-portrait
The artwork should lay flat on the ground
Artwork will be viewed from above, looking down
Use any resources that are available
Build an obstacle course that will exercise 2 or more muscle groups
At each obstacle, there must be a sign that explains the obstacle and the muscle group it exercises
All students should go through the tutorial world
iPad and computer game controls are very different
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What Do I Do Now?
Contact your CITS
Set-Up Your Classroom