Minecraft 101: Let's build individually

K-12 Educator
School Leader

Minecraft Education supports game-based teaching and learning in a creative, collaborative, and problem-solving immersive environment. Model a house building lesson, assess the lesson, and apply it in the classroom with a lesson planner.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Describe Minecraft Education and prepare to teach your first lesson with it
  • Describe teaching a lesson with the Teach and release model - Build a house challenge
  • Plan a lesson - Break apart the lesson plan and make changes as though you were going to teach it
  • Identify the benefits of game-based learning when crafting learning experiences for students.
  • Explain how to assess learning in the Minecraft game

ISTE Standards for Educators:

  • Educator - Designer
  • Educator - Facilitator
  • Leaders - Empowering Leader

UNESCO Standards for Educators:

  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Pedagogy
  • Teacher Professional Learning