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Minecraft: Education Edition and Computing

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18th May @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm BST

Details

Date:
18th May
Time:
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm BST
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://aka.ms/EducationEditionMinecraft

Organiser

Microsoft

Disclaimer: This event will be recorded and available to view on our professional development platform. To access the recording please follow: https:/learn.tablet.academy/free-support

Note: No personal data is shared. 

How to Join:

To join this event, you will need to register your interest. You can complete this by clicking on the registration button below. For any further questions, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected]

About the Series:

This series of webinars is aimed at school leaders and classroom educators in the UK (England) as a journey to promote awareness and appreciation of the benefits of Minecraft Education Edition as a learning tool.

The focus of these events is to help institutions looking to develop the use of Minecraft within the community and provide information on where to get further information, gain certifications and participate in challenges and competitions for learners.

Session Overview:

This webinar is designed to teach participants about Minecraft’s computer science applications for all ages including Code Builder, Hour of Code and Computer Science Resources.

Who is it for:

Teaching Staff and members from the senior leadership team.

About your Trainer:

Simon Johnson

Formerly a teacher of ICT & Computing, Simon is now a principal consultant for the Tablet Academy (A Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner). As well as being a Minecraft Global Mentor / Certified Educator, Simon is also a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator, MIE Trainer and Computing At School Master Teacher.  Although being secondary/high school trained, Simon also has experience of working with children from the ages of 4 up to 18. Simon has been using Minecraft in Education for the last 8 years, mainly to support the teaching of Computing, but also to support the use of Minecraft across the whole curriculum.