• Conferences,  NYSCATE 2016

    Minecraft in the Classroom

    I had heard a lot about using Minecraft in the classroom; it was intriguing but I had not really looked much into it. So, this year at NYSCATE I attended a session on using Minecraft in the classroom that was very transformative. The possibilities of this tool really are endless. Not only does it teach students collaboration and respect while they work together to accomplish a common goal, it can also be used in so many different ways to develop students understanding through the exploration of concepts and content creation. It is priced at $5/user/year but allows for the safety of only working and communicating with other students in the…