Can Minecraft teach students Reading, Writing & Problem Solving skills..?

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In case you’re not a Minecraft aficionado, I’ll let you in on a secret: There are no manuals. Players learn by doing, failing, trying again. Suddenly, Common Core Standards take on a whole new importance…….
Murray. J, (2014)

This article is a great example of Digital Blurring.  It points out the skills and knowledge that students obtain and enhance, all while playing a game that is pleasurable to them.  As a future teacher, I will definitely be embracing the philosophy of gaming for learning ~ it is a win-win learning outcome 🙂

Click on this link for more information –

How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving

 


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