Begin Python coding in Minecraft with MakeCode and Azure Notebooks

K-12 Educator
School Leader

Educators use the basics of Python, a text-based programming language, in Minecraft Education to build out coding knowledge to facilitate Python coding in the classroom

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Explain the functionality features of Minecraft Education and Code Builder.
  • Complete coding activities to demonstrate your understanding of Python coding using MakeCode Python and Azure Notebooks within Minecraft Education.
  • Manipulate your own Python code to create or modify a unique outcome in Minecraft.

ISTE Standards for Educators:

  • Educator - Designer
  • Educator - Facilitator
  • Educator - Learner

UNESCO Standards for Educators:

  • Application of Digital skills
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Pedagogy


  • Access to Minecraft Education - Familiarity with Minecraft Education (basic movement and navigation)