Key Software: 

Minecraft EE

Minecraft Education Edition takes the original smash hit game Minecraft and remixes it into a new school-ready learning powerhouse. Minecraft Education provides simple yet powerful tools to fine-tune the Minecraft experience for learning, and gives you the ability to create imaginative games.

Download Minecraft EE for Windows – x64 v1.4.0 from EduSTAR

Download Minecraft Education Edition for macOS v1.4.1 from EduSTAR

Download Minecraft EE for Windows – x86 v1.4.0 from EduSTAR

 

MakeCode

Microsoft MakeCode is a platform that combines the magic of Making with the power of Coding. MakeCode online editors bring creating to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels.

MakeCode Website

Minecraft MakeCode Tutorials

 

Microsoft Photos

View and edit your photos and videos, make films and create albums. Try video remix to create a video instantly from the photos and videos that you select. Use the video editor for fine-tuned adjustments—change filters, text, camera motion, music and more. You can even add 3D effects like butterflies, lasers or explosions that magically appear in your video.

Get Microsoft Photos

QnA Maker

Build, train and publish a simple question and answer bot based on FAQ URLs, structured documents, product manuals or editorial content in minutes.

QnA Maker Website

Resources: 

Minecraft DigiPub

Access the DET Minecraft DigiPub for tips, getting started advice and implementation tips.

DET Minecraft DigiPub

Minecraft.Net Site

Minecraft Education Edition online community website provides lots of resources to help the education community make the best use of Minecraft in the classroom.

Minecraft EE .net Site

 

Micro:bit Educational

Micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning and teaching easy and fun!

(Involves $$ purchasing the product)
 

Hacking Stem Site

Build affordable inquiry and project-based activities to visualize data across science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. Middle school standards-based lesson plans written by teachers for teachers.

Circuit Playground

Circuit Playground Express is the perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We’ve taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and packed in even more sensors and made it even easier to program.

(Involves $$ purchasing the product)
 
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