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HOC Minecraft

Language: French 

Hosted by: Logics Academy

Description: Explore with your students in this year’s Hour of Code 2021 Minecraft: Education Edition lesson, ‘Timecraft’. By travelling back in time, students will put their coding skills to the test to help correct historical issues that have occurred in the past. Students will enhance their creative thinking skills to solve challenges using code by utilizing Minecraft’s MakeCode blocks as well as learning more advanced coding techniques through the coding language Python.  

Objectives:  

  • Understand the importance and benefits of computer science in all aspects of life. 
  • Analyze and solve problems using algorithmic thinking and problem decomposition. 
  • Practice computer science concepts such as sequences, events, loops and debugging. 
  • Create coding solutions to successfully complete a task or solve a problem in MakeCode or Python. 
  • Recognize the expanded career connections offered through computer science. 

Register to this session even if you are unable to make it as you will receive a recording to view after the session is complete. 

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email including the Microsoft Teams Meeting link to join the event.
If you don’t receive a confirmation email, be sure to check your junk folder.

How is This Lesson Co-Taught? 

  • Via Microsoft Teams, a Logics trainer will join you live in teaching your students.
  • You will learn alongside your students and gain credits towards your Professional Learning journey in Minecraft.
  • This lesson showcases ideas and strategies that allow both the teacher and students to learn new skills through modelling.
  • We’ll show you and your class how to use Minecraft: Education Edition in this lesson and guide you every step of the way.
  • If you’re teaching in person, project this session on the screen at the front of the classroom as the Logics trainer shares their screen and streams Minecraft live.
  • If you’re teaching virtually, join us on the Microsoft Teams call and share your screen with your class.
  • Worried about student privacy? Don’t fret, the lessons are hosted via live stream, so they aren’t even on camera!
  • Worried about timing? Register and you will receive a recording that you can use with your class at any time!

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance and benefits of computer science in all aspects of life.
  • Analyze and solve problems using algorithmic thinking and problem decomposition.
  • Practice computer science concepts such as sequences, events, loops and debugging.
  • Create coding solutions to successfully complete a task or solve a problem in MakeCode or Python.
  • Recognize the expanded career connections offered through computer science.

By signing up for this session, you will gain credits towards your professional learning as an educator! 
You will receive an achievement code to help you gain points towards your badge as you continue your journey in becoming a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE).