Coding in Minecraft

Coding in Minecraft is a computer science credential program with supporting curriculum, delivered through Minecraft Education and hosted on Azure.

The pathway comprises six courses that immerse students in a Minecraft world to develop and prove their coding skills using MakeCode and JavaScript or Python.

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Coding in Minecraft

Coding in Minecraft is a computer science credential program with supporting curriculum, delivered through Minecraft Education and hosted on Azure.

The pathway comprises six courses that immerse students in a Minecraft world to develop and prove their coding skills using MakeCode and JavaScript or Python.

CREDENTIALS PATHWAY

MIDDLE SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

1

INTRODUCTION

Coding in Minecraft

Introduction to Coding using MakeCode

2

INTERMEDIATE

Coding in Minecraft

Intermediate Coding using MakeCode

3

ADVANCED

Coding in Minecraft

Advanced Coding using JavaScript or Python

4

CAPSTONE

JavaScript AdvancedPython Advanced

5

EXPERT

Coding in Minecraft

Expert Coding using JavaScript or Python

6

CERTIFICATION

JavaScript ExpertPython Expert

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WHY SHOULD YOU USE CODING IN MINECRAFT?

1

CLOSE THE GAP

  • Engage young and diverse learners through game-based learning
  • Each course includes: curriculum, a Minecraft World, assessment and a credential

2

DEVELOP TEACHER CAPACITY

  • Easy for teachers of all abilities to deliver
  • Supported by comprehensive Professional Development

3

PROVIDE CREDENTIALS

  • Aligned to CSTA and ISTE standards along with select Global and US State standards
  • Provides a pathway to higher level education
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WHATS INCLUDED?

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WORLDS

Access to Coding in Minecraft worlds to complete the coding lessons and project assessments

Automated Grading on the Coding in Minecraft Portal

CURRICULUM

Comprehensive resources for all coding projects delivered on our custom Azure hosted platform

Coding in Minecraft Certificate

CREDENTIAL

Six distinct credentials – each unit awarded independently upon completion of assessments

SUPPORTED BY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Optional virtual professional development to cover getting started in
Minecraft and how to best use Coding in Minecraft