Minecraft are offering FREE lessons to children during the coronavirus outbreak!
Minecraft is making its educational worlds available free of charge to help out school-aged children unable to go to school during the coronavirus ourbreak. These 12 digital lessons look bloomin’ awesome, and will be downloadable until the end of June 2020.
What lessons will be included?
The Minecraft worlds are a great resource for building challenges, writing lessons and puzzles. You’ll be able to access exciting and engaging lessons such as…
- Puzzle games to teach students basic coding/programming
- Tours inside a human eye
- Tours of the International Space Station
- A tour of Washington DC’s most historic sites such as the White House, the Pentagon and the Lincoln Memorial
- A game about generating power from alternative/renewable resources
Minecraft owner Microsoft said in their blog…
“Educators around the world are doing everything they can to provide digital lessons for the half a billion students who are out of school due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is not an easy task and we want to do our part to help keep young minds sharp and stimulated.”
Love from Katie & Team BBY. Xx
(Image credit: Minecraft, sourced from Pixabay)