‘Coding in Minecraft’ is a computer science credential program with supporting curriculum, delivered through Minecraft Education and available at no cost to any school in the State of South Carolina.

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

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.

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’?

EASY-TO-TEACH

  • Easy for teachers of little or no computer science or coding experience to use
  • Engage young and diverse learners through immersive game-based learning
  • Each course includes: curriculum, a Minecraft World, assessment and micro-credential

EVIDENCE-BASED ASSESSMENT

  • Students complete formative assessments in the game and submit to our online portal
  • Automated grading by the portal enables educators to easily assess coding
  • Formative feedback enables students to learn and resubmit assessments if required

STANDARDS-ALIGNED

  • Aligned to NC CS standards
  • Capstone Credential is achieved by passing the proctored online Capstone exam and proves students coding skills
  • Provides a path to industry recognised certifications and further CTE courses

Flexible Delivery

Year long computer science course

Multi-year computer science course

Integrated into other CS curriculum

Enrichment or fast finisher actvity

After-school (or summer) club or camp

Maker-space activity in the classroom

ISTE Seal
e-Assessment Award Winner

‘Coding in Minecraft’ Overview Video

AVAILABLE TO ALL SOUTH CAROLINA 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.

Testimonials

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!

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