Canvas Network is offering a free online course on Minecraft for Educators, from January 26 to March 9, 2015. The course will introduce you to Minecraft and MinecraftEDU, and teach how to set up your own server, manage classes, and create context and subject-specific materials. It will also present example lesson and curriculum plans for you to use. For more details, go to https://www.canvas.net/courses/minecraft-for-educators; to register, click on the “Enroll” button.
Minecraft works on every platform and supports a variety of applications, such as getting primary-level kids interested in history, running a coding/crafting club for high schoolers, or sparking interest in writing fiction.
Canvas Network offers open, online courses and welcomes yours. It provides a platform where teachers, students, and institutions can connect for personal growth, professional development, and academic inquiry.