Virtual Worlds in the Classroom

The use of gaming and virtual worlds offers an opportunity to engage a student in a way that is beyond their conventional environment. The following video discusses the use of one particular virtual world available to teachers.

Resources:

MinecraftEDU: This site offers lesson plans and downloads for the use of minecraft in the classroom.

Liam O’Donnell: This blog post shows the step by step process for setting up a local virtual version of minecraft at your school’s server.

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