Minecraft in the Classroom Teaches Reading and More
This is an excellent introduction to a wide variety of possibilities of using Minecraft in the classroom.
Ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom (Edutopia article)
Details about how learning to use Minecraft can help students develop useful learning skills can be found on this site: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Minecraft_in_education (This page may be moving...read it now.)
Did you know there are different types of Minecraft? Due to its popularity, there is an educational version, Minecraft.edu which is available at a cost http://minecraftedu.com/
Read: Why educators should use Minecraft in the classroom (.edu version) http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/benefits-minecraft-classroom-students.shtml
Some examples of student work in Minecraft
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