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Minecraft: Education Edition is now available on Chromebooks as a part of Microsoft's efforts to help educators and students transition to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Many of Minecraft's education-centric worlds will be available for free in the Marketplace through a new 'Education' category. The offer to download these worlds will stand through June 30.
The new world for Minecraft: Education Edition revolves around the retrieval of armor relics through observance of different forms of mindfulness. It is available for download starting today.
The latest update for the popular title will let gamers explore the traditional world of Māori in block form, including their islands, villages, settlements, language, culture, and more.
Minecraft: Education Edition will soon offer a new content pack that has been developed through collaboration with WWF. The interactive curriculum is called Extinction! A Biodiversity Crisis.
Today, Microsoft announced some updates for Minecraft Education Edition, mainly including that the game will now be available for the iPad. Microsoft 365 Education users can download it today.
After a few weeks of being in beta, Microsoft announced that Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition is now generally available. It allows students to create Minecraft worlds by writing code.
Minecraft: Education Edition can now teach kids how to code with the new Code Builder tool and the 'Agent', an in-game robot. Mojang will add Command Blocks in Education Edition later this year.
Microsoft is hosting an event in New York City today, where it will make a series of education-focused announcements, including a new edition of Windows 10, and a 'Surface Laptop', among other things.
Microsoft will be hosting an event on May 2, at which it's expected to announce its new Windows 10 Cloud edition - possibly known as 'Windows 10 S' - along with new hardware, and more.
After launching Minecraft: Education Edition last year, Microsoft said today that over "75,000 students and educators from more than 100 countries" have been using it, and new features are on the way.
Microsoft has released its new Minecraft: Education Edition, allowing teachers to use the popular, blocky game as an education tool for students in 11 languages and 50 countries around the world.
After announcing its plans to launch a version of its blocky building game as an educational tool this summer, Microsoft said today that Minecraft: Education Edition will be available on November 1.
Microsoft has announced that it has purchased MinecraftEdu, and this summer it plans to launch a specialized version of Minecraft, the Education Edition, aimed at classrooms around the world.