Minecraft in Education Starter Resources:

These are a few of the resources I used to teach myself about MCEdu. For those of you who are on your own at your school, this might be a good place to start. I’m sure there are many more articles, resources and playlists you can find by doing a simple search or keeping up with #minecraftedu.

Articles and EduBlogs:

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Beyond ‘Screen Time:’ What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Minecraft in the Classroom Teaches Reading and More

The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game Based Learning

Minecraft Blowing Up the Classroom

Gamification in Education

MinecraftEdu Resources:


MinecraftEdu Wiki

Real World Examples

MinecraftEdu World Library

Minecraft Teacher’s Google Group

Official Minecraft Wiki

MinecraftEdu Chat


Tutorials and Video Examples:

MinecraftEdu Channel

MinecraftEDU Tutorials

MCEDU Tutorials

Colin Osterhout Playlist


The Potential of Conceptual Understanding

Building a World Resources:

Minecraft Superflat Custom Preset Code Tutorial

Chunkbase Superflat Generator *