There are a world of Minecraft lessons and worlds already pre-made and ready for you to find and use with your students. is Microsoft’s hub for all things Minecraft Education Edition, including Worlds and Lessons to go with those worlds on a variety of subjects.   These Minecraft lessons are the subject of Day 79 of 365 Ideas for Office 365. Lesson Libraries Whenever I conduct training on tools like Nearpod or Smart Notebook, after participants learn the basics of the tool from both the teacher and students side, the next step to implementing in the classroom is using the existing libraries of content.  It’sRead More →

Did you know Minecraft Education Edition includes a camera? Do you realize what that means? Anything your students build in Minecraft can be  captured in a picture and exported for the teacher (and/or class)  to view without having to personally enter that student’s Minecraft world!  Day 78 of 365 Ideas for Office 365 is all about using the Camera and Portfolio in Minecraft for formative assessment. Formative Assessment in Minecraft EE There are a number of ways that teachers can leverage Minecraft EE in the classroom.  Some require much more learning and experiencing Minecraft on the part of the teacher, but this is one ofRead More →