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Wednesday, August 1 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Teaching with MinecraftEdu

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Minecraft is an incredibly popular multiplayer sandbox game that has stormed its way into schools worldwide. Boys and girls love it equally, and it offers something for every age group and every type of learner. In this presentation, Joel will showcase how teachers around the globe are using Minecraft both to teach specific curriculum as well as to springboard self-directed learning. He will also introduce MinecraftEdu, the official remix of the original game designed to meet the needs of teachers and students.


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Joel Levin

Co-Owner, TeacherGaming, Creators of MinecraftEdu.
Joel is also the Technology Integrator at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School. Joel was a mild mannered, game loving, computer teacher at a private school in New York City until he began to use Minecraft in his classroom in early 2011. Since then he has been writing and speaking about this incredibly popular sandbox game that has been taking over schools worldwide. He soon began working with the game's creators to make MinecraftEdu, a custom... Read More →

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Wednesday August 1, 2012 11:15am - 12:00pm
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