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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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Educational Minecraft Activities - Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Educational Minecraft Activities - Rachel K Tutoring Blog | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
If you have a child or student who plays Minecraft, then you're going to love these free Educational Minecraft Activities!
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Very good database of Minecraft educational activities!

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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


Via Nik Peachey
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Have a look at the case studies and best practices!!

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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 9, 2015 8:17 PM

We just ran a two-week J Term on coding using MineCraft and the kids loved it.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, July 10, 2015 11:13 AM

adicionar sua visão ...

Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, August 3, 2015 1:49 AM

How Minecraft is being used in education.

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Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun - Fractus Learning

Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun - Fractus Learning | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Much more than just a video game, Minecraft is being used by thousands of educators to tackle learning concepts in an amazingly fun digital environment.

Via John Evans
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A good approach into using Minecraft with our students...

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, January 14, 2015 8:25 AM

Just so you know, games aren't all bad. They can, in fact, be powerful tools for keeping the mind exercised and the fingers dexterous.

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, February 2, 2015 10:55 AM

añada su visión ...

Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, February 20, 2015 9:42 AM

Challenge is the key point using tech to mediate cognitive scaffolding. Minecraft is an essential environment to develop reasoning skills.

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Minecraft en el aula | Nuevas tecnologías aplicadas a la educación | Educa con TIC

Minecraft en el aula | Nuevas tecnologías aplicadas a la educación | Educa con TIC | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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Good example of best practices. How to use Minecraft in the classroom (in Spanish)

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Microsoft launches site for teachers taking Minecraft into the classroom

Microsoft launches site for teachers taking Minecraft into the classroom | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Minecraft in Education portal aims to get educators sharing tips on how Mojang’s popular game can be used to teach children
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Really promising

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Ecole Wifaq Rabat's curator insight, July 10, 2015 9:46 PM

très interessant on va bien jouer

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Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom - the guardian

Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom - the guardian | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Excited shouts of “left, left, left”, “knock down that tree” or “pick up that stone” can only mean one thing: your students have discovered the virtual world of Minecraft.

Since its launch in 2011, children and adults worldwide have spent hours creating unique environments. The video game generates a blank landscape of different terrains that players explore. They construct buildings, mine for useful materials and, depending on what mode you’re in, may have to defend yourself from attacks or stave off hunger

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Excellent ideas for teachers who are into gaming for education!!

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MinecraftEdu: From game room to classroom

MinecraftEdu: From game room to classroom | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
An educational version of the wildly popular Minecraft take kids' passion for the game and directs it toward their educational experience.
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A must read for those who think Minecraft helps students in their learning... Me amongst them :-)

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Minecraft en el aula

Minecraft en el aula | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Proyecto de los alumnos de 6º de Primaria del Colegio Alameda de Osuna, en el uso de minecraft en el aula.

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