Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Minecraft is for learning

From Angie W--

Wesley, age 9: "Did you know you can learn stuff from playing video games? Like I didn't know you could make glass from cooking sand!"

Parents and educators are sometimes surprised to learn what a powerful educational tool the game of Minecraft actually is.  But it is!  For more on this, here is a great article:
Teaching In the Age of Minecraft, from The Atlantic Monthly

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