MineCraft Online Training Workshop-For Beginners

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MineCraft Online Training Workshop-For Beginners

December 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm


In case you don’t receive the email with the link to the Teams Meet– here it is!!  Looking forward to seeing you all there!  Click here for Minecrafting!

Vancouver Island/SD79 – Minecraft for Beginners

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination.

When: December 10, 2020 3:45 PM (America/Vancouver)

Duration: 90 minutes



In this virtual workshop, (link to the Teams Meet will be emailed to you) participants are introduced to the basics of Minecraft: Education Edition and start exploring the in-game features to understand and experience game settings, movement, placing and breaking blocks prior to using Minecraft: Education Edition with their students.

Please ensure to have Minecraft Education Edition Downloaded on your device:

Download Minecraft Education Edition here: https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download

Minecraft Learn to Play: Placing First Blocks:  https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/802465e1/overview


Essential Question:

How do I get started learning to use and understand Minecraft: Education Edition?

Online Hands-On Workshop 

  • Introduction of Logics Academy
  • Introduction of Minecraft Education Edition – Why Use Minecraft?
  • Placing Your First Blocks: Learn Minecraft controls, settings, and complete a tutorial to gain fluency with the game.
  • Minecraft Education Resources
  • Questions & Wrap Up: Survey

Overview / Learning Objectives

  • Participants will gain a hands-on experience with Minecraft. Participants learn how to use Minecraft worlds, controls, and settings to create an optimal setting for teaching students.
  • Learn to launch and log in, understand the settings
  • Play the game: move around, place and destroy blocks
  • Complete individual build challenge


December 10, 2020
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm


Lisa Read
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