A Honolulu teacher asked his students to play Minecraft at home to teach them about civility, community and doing the right thing in the classroom.
Five mods from MinecraftEdu make it easier for students to navigate and allow educators more control over how students use the game.
To meet the fourth ISTE Standard for Teachers, educators can’t assume that their digital natives will automatically become good digital citizens. It falls on teachers to model good digital citizenship for their students and to actively promote the fine points of online safety, law, ethics and etiquette.
Meridan, a fourth grader at Van Meter Community School in Iowa, blogs about life in her state, happenings at her school and tech tools she’s exploring.