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

Aligned to the South Carolina Computer Science Standards

Click any of the above credentials to download the objective domains with standards alignment information

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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Available to all SOUTH CAROLINA public schools

Schools have full unlimited access to all curriculum and credentials in the pathway and can take advantage of FREE ‘Coding in Minecraft’ Certified Educator Professional Development courses taking place virtually throughout the year. Sign up for your free licenses now by completing the form at the bottom of the page and we will be in contact with further information including the details of upcoming Certified Educator courses.

Integration with Computer Science Discoveries

‘Coding in Minecraft’ is able to be used within your CS Discoveries course to provide students with a highly immersive environment to learn coding.

Click the buttons below to download the integration and lesson guides or watch the video to learn more.

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Requirements

‘Coding in Minecraft’ is compatible with any device that Minecraft Education supports.

      • PC
      • Chromebook
      • Mac
      • iPhone/iPad
      • Android Phone/Tablet

For further information on device compatibility see here.

Users will require a license for Minecraft Education. If you are unsure if you have a license please sign up and we can let you know!