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I'm not a teacher, but some of the schools I work at are looking at using Minecraft in an educational sense.

 

I'd like to start putting together resources for teachers to use. (I don't know any teacher at my schools that actually play minecraft, many have kids who play (a lot))

 

Since MS bought out Minecraft, they are putting together Minecraft EDU packages of servers-and-seats, and we should be able to just install what we need.

 

I've never played or been terribly interested in Minecraft personally, but I'm willing to have a muck around with the technical stuff to get it working.

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I have used Minecraft as a way to describe space and surface area once. If I can find the plans I had, then maybe I can post it. ATM, I remember that I used it to get students to create something...

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From what I gather, there is more to Minecraft than just putting blocks on blocks...

 

I figure that we could probably just start out with the Raspian version, as it's standalone, and has Python programming extensions built-in.

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I'm not a teacher, but some of the schools I work at are looking at using Minecraft in an educational sense.

 

I'd like to start putting together resources for teachers to use. (I don't know any teacher at my schools that actually play minecraft, many have kids who play (a lot))

 

Since MS bought out Minecraft, they are putting together Minecraft EDU packages of servers-and-seats, and we should be able to just install what we need.

 

I've never played or been terribly interested in Minecraft personally, but I'm willing to have a muck around with the technical stuff to get it working.

I did a thing at the powerhouse museum where they taught us python through minecraft, it was quite easy but interesting. You could also use it to teach Javascript and Java

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