When Microsoft acquired Mojang and its mega-popular Minecraft game in 2014, CEO Satya Nadella stated that one of the reasons for the move was to help children learn more about science and technology by playing the sandbox game. Now Microsoft is increasing its efforts in that area with the newly revealed Minecraft in Education program.
In a blog post, Microsoft says:
Microsoft notes that many educators have already been using Minecraft in their classrooms for a variety of programs and lessons:
Source: Microsoft; Minecraft in Education
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