Coding in Minecraft
Easy-to-teach coding curriculum
There are educators out there who know everything about coding—and then there’s the rest of us—asked to teach coding because we’ve had limited exposure to coding in some form. So, how does someone who’s not an expert teach coding like a genius? Coding in Minecraft is the answer.
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Minecraft is the best-selling video game of all time, and 51% of U.S. children age 9 to 11 play it. Coding in Minecraft leverages that familiarity to help students learn the basics of coding through a teacher-facilitated program (read: you don’t have to be a coding expert). Learners are taught basic coding concepts as they navigate through the familiar world of Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition.
Students can easily:
- Collaborate with other students,
- Prove their knowledge with evidence-based credentials
Coding in Minecraft includes:
- A Minecraft world
- Curriculum (aligns with CSTA)
- Evidence-based micro-credentials
- Lesson Plans
- Course Outlines
- Onboarding webinars
- Professional Development is available (at an additional cost)
Coding in Minecraft's Capstone credential covers the learning objectives from all 3 credentials and can be achieved by passing a proctored Capstone exam. For more information on the the Capstone Credential exam click here.
Perfect transition to coding certifications
Students who complete the advanced course are prime candidates to continue in their learning and earn industry-recognized certifications such as IT Specialist Certification, Unity Certified User or App Development with Swift.
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If you’d like a free demo of Coding in Minecraft, click here and fill out the demo request form at the bottom of their website: codingcredentials.com.
[My Students] were so excited about the computer science course when they found out that I was incorporating Minecraft into it. Half of the 7th grade wants to sign up!