Mainstream Media Slowly Discovering Minecraft

Posted by | August 6, 2012

Minecraft is a block-building game that tasks players with surviving in a deceptively idyllic world of sudden death and horrible monsters. It’s also a creativity toy matched by few others. Parents are discovering Minecraft as their children play, and educators are taking note. Check out this article of one parent’s journey into the world of Minecraft. Slate has the story.


1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    August 6, 2012 9:27 am

    Minecraft has a lot to teach, not facts, but process, planning, patience, how to manage and run a project. One of the greatest lessons Minecraft can teach is that great things come from asking questions like “What if…” and “I wonder…”

    Kindling a love of building and engineering doesn’t hurt, either.

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