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Using Minecraft as a game-based learning platform
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Minecraft and the Ends of Things | Unwinnable

Minecraft and the Ends of Things | Unwinnable | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Chuck Moran reflects on Minecraft, creating and the ends of things.
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Minecraft , Intellectual Property, and the Future of Copyright

IP lawyer Greg Lastowka looks at what Mojang has achieved with its massively popular game -- not just creatively, but in terms of shattering the boundaries between player and developer, and what that means in the current internet age.
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Mineways offers up 3D-printed models of your Minecraft creations

Mineways offers up 3D-printed models of your Minecraft creations | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Sure, those gigantic tributes to Italian plumbers look great on your PC screen, but sometimes you want something a little more tangible.
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The Minecraft Teacher

The Minecraft Teacher | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
My name is Joel Levin. I am a computer teacher at a private school in New York City. This blog...
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Minecraft Is The United Nations' Newest Tool For Solving Real-World Problems

Minecraft Is The United Nations' Newest Tool For Solving Real-World Problems | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Minecraft has become an extraordinarily popular tool for gamers worldwide to create anything they can imagine, if in a blocky kind of way. Now, it's going to become a tool for the United Nations.
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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...
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'Minecraft: DOTA' is a game within a game, based on a game within a game

'Minecraft: DOTA' is a game within a game, based on a game within a game | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Alright, try and keep up here. DOTA is a mod for Warcraft III that spawned the ultra-popular MOBA genre of games (which includes League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, and Valve's upcoming Dota 2)....
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World of Warcraft and Minecraft: Models for our educational system? - O'Reilly Radar

World of Warcraft and Minecraft: Models for our educational system? - O'Reilly Radar | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Massively multiplayer games like World of Warcraft can teach communication and the higher-order skills needed to achieve collective goals. Simple, rule-based games, such as Minecraft, showcase the value of preservation and exploration.
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Pros and cons of teachers creating content in MinecraftEdu

I just posted some thoughts on an interesting discussion on the Gamebased learning group on Linkedin, here it is:
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I just thought I would drop by with an educators perspective on content...
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Teacher’s Guide: Five ways Minecraft (and other video games) can boost student writing skills

Teacher’s Guide: Five ways Minecraft (and other video games) can boost student writing skills | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
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Valve's Erik Wolpaw On How DayZ And Minecraft Fulfill 'The Promise Of Games'

Valve's Erik Wolpaw On How DayZ And Minecraft Fulfill 'The Promise Of Games' | Minecraft EDU | Scoop.it
Among the many highlights from the Erik Wolpaw/Tim Schafer panel at PAX this past weekend was a brief exchange where an audience member asked what Wolpaw thought about the disconnect between authored single-player games and games that allowed truly...
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MinecraftEDU: Minecraft for the Classroom

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