Learn to Build, Build to Learn


By Douglas Kiang Minecraft (http://education.minecraft.net) is a tremendously popular 3D open sandbox game. It is also a wonderful tool for building in Creative mode, which I use with my students throughout the school year. Here are some examples of building projects, and what students can learn from them.   Building to Recreate Something One introductory project […]

Minecraft 101: The Underwater Dome Project – from Douglas Kiang


This post first appeared on ISTE Connects. … I gave my students an assignment to play Minecraft together, hoping it would build community and encourage teamwork in our face-to-face classroom… and asked students to work together in our shared world to build me an office completely underwater … Most of my students could recall group projects or PowerPoint presentations that were […]