Minecraft Education Edition: Malala - One Girl Among Many (Lessons in Good Trouble)

Join Malala Yousafzai to learn all about her passion and quest to change the accessibility of education to girls all across the world.

Learning Objectives

HEROIC CONTEXT: Students will research the different regions that the Malala Fund works directly in and understand how this work lowers barriers that exist in girls’ education.

HISTORICAL CONTEXT: Students will develop an analytical understanding of the education movement for girls and women.

HISTORICAL/POLITICAL AWARENESS: Students will develop a better understanding of how challenging the norms can lead to change so girls are able to receive an education.

SOCIAL MOVEMENT: Students will develop a better understanding of how they can support girls’ education and become advocates for the education movement for girls and women.

At the end of this lesson:

  • Students will understand their role as activists in matters of social justice.
  • Students will understand the importance of equitable education for all.
  • Students will understand the effects not having access to education has on a community and the world as a whole.
  • Students will understand how girls having access to education can change their future.
  • Students will understand the inequality of access to education around the world.


External References

Malala Fund Homepage

Malala is fighting to give back to girls what poverty, war, and discrimination tried to take away

Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly

Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly

Nobel Prize

Malala Yousafzai Biographical

UNICEF Girls Education

Gender equality in education benefits every child

I Am Malala

Malala’s Memoir

Malala’s Magic Pencil

Malala’s first picture book.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Illustration book

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