General Description

This course has been designed to introduce you to Minecraft and the various ways in which it can be implemented into an educational space. Expert educational guidance is given to help you with your conceptual ideas on builds which deal with different subject matter as well as guidance towards you exploring and developing your own diversified resources.

 

Audience

This product is for all teachers in all disciplines

 

Teaching Standards

2.6.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Information and Communication Technology (ICT):  Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful,

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning,

4.5.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically:  Incorporate strategies to promote the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching,

6.3.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage with colleagues and improve practice:  Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve professional knowledge and practice

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing “Beginner's Guide to Minecraft in the Classroom” before 4th February 2022 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors  2.6.2, 3.4.2, 4.5.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: What is Minecraft?

    • The History of Minecraft

    • The Different Minecrafts

    • Minecraft - Edition Comparison

    • The Impact of Minecraft

    • The Impact of Minecraft - Is it really such a big deal?

    • Task: Impact of Minecraft

  • 2

    Module 2: How do I 'Play' Minecraft?

    • Learning the Ropes

    • Seeking Answers

    • Task: Seeking Answers

    • Eye of the Tiger

    • Eye of the Tiger - The Minecraft Challenge

    • Task: Eye of the Tiger

  • 3

    Module 3: Getting those Skills

    • Delivery Support

    • Showing them How it's Done

    • Task: My First Tutorial

  • 4

    Module 4: Planning your Minecraft Experiences

    • Another Tool in the Box

    • Task: Another Tool in the Toolbox

    • The World of Minecraft EDU

    • Task: Explore the Minecraft EDU Community

    • Planning it Out

    • Lesson Planning Template

    • Task: Lesson Planning

  • 5

    Module 5: Where to Next?

    • Minecraft and the Real World

    • Task: Real World Applications

    • Minecraft and 3D Printing

    • Creeper

    • Task: Creeper Cut-Out

    • Minecraft and STEM

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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