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Tuesday, June 10 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
PM7: MinecraftEdu

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MinecraftEdu
Joel Levin

Do you play Minecraft?  Is there a young person in your life who does?  Minecraft is one of the most popular games ever with broad appeal to all age groups, genders, and types of gamers. It also happens to be the most versatile teaching tool since the pencil. Are you trying to understand how this phenomenally popular sandbox game can be used in schools, libraries, museums, and more?  Then this session is for you!  We'll be ​playing​ MinecraftEdu, a custom version that thousands of educators have ​used to harness the power of Minecraft in their classrooms. Join us in this hands-on workshop where participants will learn as they play together. The game is being used at thousands of school all over the world to teach science, art, language, history, and much, much more.  Come see how it all works!

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Joel Levin

TeacherGaming
Joel was a mild mannered, game loving, computer teacher at a private school in New York City until he began using Minecraft in his classroom. He quickly realized that he had unlocked one of the most versatile and engaging educational tools ever. He began collaborating with Mojang of Sweden (the game's creator) to make MinecraftEdu, a custom remix of the original Minecraft designed for classroom use. Since then, in addition to teaching, he has... Read More →


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Lounge

Attendees (13)