Minecraft Education Edition: Unit 1 - Introduction (Coding With Minecraft)

Introduce students to computer science and coding.

Introduce students to computer science and coding, provide an overview to Minecraft Education Edition and the MakeCode coding editor.

By the end of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Describe computer science and coding, and its importance.
  • Play and maneuver in Minecraft: Education Edition.
  • Understand block programming in Microsoft MakeCode.
  • Change their Minecraft world through coding.

Please review the Assessment Guide for additional details.




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Technology Topics
Block Based Programming, Java & JavaScript Programming, Video Games
Middle School, High School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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* Classroom Presentation Coding with Minecraft 1-Introduction-Presentation
* Educator guide Coding with Minecraft 1-Introduction-Educator guide
* Student workbook Coding with Minecraft 1-Introduction-Student workbook
* Course Overview Course Overview Video
* Assessment Guide – CODING WITH MINECRAFT Assessment Guide
This document includes all assessment answer keys and printer-friendly versions of all assessments.

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