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Friday, February 19 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Education Edition

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Learn how to use Minecraft Education Edition (MEE) to engage your students in a world they know and love. Minecraft gets students excited about curricular content and builds a community in your classroom. Find prebuilt worlds and lesson plans for Math, Chemistry, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies for all age groups. Bring students together in class or school wide build challenges. Assess student learning, accessibility tools built in so all students can participate and learn.

By the end of this session, you will:
• Understand the differences between Minecraft and Minecraft Education Edition
• Learn how to get Minecraft Education Edition running in your school.
• Get some ideas about how to use Minecraft to engage students in different curricular areas (math, science, language arts, and more)
• Learn about the accessibility tools built into Minecraft Education Edition
• Understand how to assess student work in Minecraft Education Edition
• Learn more about the built-in code builder in Minecraft!
• Try Minecraft Education Edition yourself by going through a pre-built coding lesson yourself.
• Leave the session with some great resources to continue your learning and start using Minecraft with your students!

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Dexter Pizzey

Community Development Specialist, Microsoft
Dexter Pizzey is a certified Microsoft Innovative Master trainer and Minecraft Education Edition trainer. He has been working with Microsoft for over 7 years and has been in the role of Community Development Specialist for Edmonton for three. In his roles at Microsoft, he has trained... Read More →

Friday February 19, 2021 10:45am - 12:00pm MST
CATCA Virtual Room 072