'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 & Curriculum Pathway

Middle School

High School

INTRODUCTION
CREDENTIAL

Introduction
to Coding
Using
MakeCode

INTERMEDIATE
CREDENTIAL

Intermediate
Coding
Using
MakeCode

ADVANCED
CREDENTIAL

Advanced
Coding Using
JavaScript or Python

CAPSTONE
CREDENTIAL

EXPERT
CREDENTIAL

Expert
Coding Using
JavaScript or Python

EXPERT
CAPSTONE

Starting September 2022 Coding in Minecraft is available at no additional cost to any public school in the State under agreement between Microsoft, Prodigy Learning and the Department of Education and Early Development.

Schools have full unlimited access to all curriculum and credentials in the pathway and can take advantage of FREE Coding in Minecraft Teacher Professional Development taking place throughout the year. Sign up below to get further information.

Why should you use Coding in Minecraft?

Close the Gap

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

Develop Teacher Capacity

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

Provide Credentials

  • Aligned to AK State CS standards, CSTA standards (US) and Ofqual regulated (UK)
  • Provides a path to industry recognised certifications and further CTE courses
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‘Coding in Minecraft’ Overview Video

WORLDS

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

CURRICULUM

Comprehensive Teaching and Learning resources for all coding projects delivered on our custom Azure hosted platform.

CREDENTIAL

Six distinct credentials - each unit awarded independently upon a course completion.

TEACHER TRAINING

Optional one to three days of PD to cover getting started in Minecraft and an overview of each CS course.

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