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

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

Credentials & Curriculum Pathway

INTRODUCTION
CREDENTIAL

Intro to
Coding Using
MakeCode

INTERMEDIATE
CREDENTIAL

Intermediate
Coding Using
MakeCode

ADVANCED
CREDENTIAL

Advanced
Coding Using
JavaScript or Python

CAPSTONE
CREDENTIAL

CTE / INDUSTRY
CERTIFICATION

Coding in Minecraft is now available at no cost to any middle school in the State of North Carolina under agreement between Microsoft, Prodigy Learning and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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 virtually across the State.

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 NC State CS standards, CSTA standards (US) and Ofqual regulated (UK)
  • Provides a path to industry recognised certifications and further CTE courses

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

Three distinct credentials – each unit awarded independently upon a course completion.

TEACHER TRAINING

All eligable schools in the State will be able to take part in FREE Educator Professional Development to kick start using Coding in Minecraft in your classroom.

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