Minecraft in the Classroom

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/minecraft-in-classroom-andrew-miller

The blog above discusses the ways that teachers can use Minecraft in the classroom. Minecraft has become a very popular game for children of various ages. Due to its popularity, it would be an excellent tool to use in the classroom when it can be used effectively and appropriately for lessons. It provides great visuals for students. If you were teaching a lesson about buildings or architecture, you can use Minecraft to provide visuals for your students. This is specifically advantageous for special education. Minecraft has been acknowledged for being an excellent game for children on the Autism Spectrum. It is a fun hands on way to teach and provide visuals. It can also help with reading comprehension and understanding while students are provided with visuals and demonstrations of their readings.

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