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HOC Minecraft

Language: French 

Hosted by: Logics Academy

Description: Explore how to guide 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.  

Agenda:  

  • Introduction to Minecraft: Education Edition’s interface, and creating/navigating worlds 
  • Understanding game settings and classroom management techniques through the control settings 
  • Access to lesson plans and resources for support 
  • Introduction to the Hour of Code activity: ‘Timecraft with Minecraft’ 
  • Introduction to MakeCode to solve the challenges of the activity 
  • Introduction to Python syntax to solve the challenges of the activity 

Why Use Minecraft: Education Edition for Teaching and Learning?

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).