MINECRAFT – educational edition

As you’ve probably heard Microsoft announced a new version of the popular game Minecraft. This time it is the title geared toward schools and educational institutions. Minecraft: Education Edition will be available from June this year. Minecraft already has more than 100 million players worldwide. Microsoft’s new initiative will make that the title will enjoy more interest. It is worth noting that Minecraft: Education Edition will be tried first as part of a free trial version. The price is only $ 5 per user per year.

Education Edition will have features such as:

  • Improved maps with coordinates for students and teachers, so that everyone can better navigate the generated world
  • International import and export function of their worlds in the game, providing another educational institution
  • Secure login for the participant with individual avatars to choose from, personalized learning experience and help teachers track student activity
  • Portfolio participant, where students can take pictures of their projects in Minecraft: Education Edition and present progress in science
  • A set of specialized units to enhance teaching and learning
  • Improved multi-player
  • Tutorials created by experienced educators for beginners in Minecraft educators

“One of the reasons why Minecraft fits so well in the classroom is a common, creative playground for children,” said Vu Bui, COO Mojang. “We have seen that Minecraft surpasses the differences in the education systems of teaching and learning styles in the world. It is an open space where people can come together and build in the classroom almost everything.”

So we looking forward 🙂

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