Minecraft: Education Edition is a game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment. Minecraft: Education Edition is an educational version of the base game, designed specifically for use in educational establishments such as schools. It is available on Windows 10, MacOS, iPadOS and Chrome OS. It includes a Chemistry Resource Pack, free lesson plans on the Minecraft: Education Edition website, and two free companion applications: Code Connection and Classroom Mode.

Types of use

·   Collaboration

·   Networking

·   Simulator

Indicative use in the classroom

Minecraft of used properly in the classroom may enhance creativity, problem-solving, self-direction, collaboration, and other life skills. In the classroom, Minecraft complements reading, writing, math, and even history learnings.

Open access

·   Free access: basic version for free

·   Paid plans: upgraded versions available for a cost

Link to digital tool/platform: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us