With Minecraft being the rage among children– and adults– of all ages, teachers are wondering how they can tap into the excitement and use Minecraft as a teaching tool. Believe it or not, Minecraft can be used to teach math skills such as finding the area, volume, and perimeter of shapes.
A girl with mild autism uses Minecraft to cope when she's overwhelmed. Here's the kingdom she built. I've never played Minecraft, but my understanding is that it is pretty manual - she obviously spent so much time on this. Very impressive accomplishment!
Homeschooling with Minecraft - Math, Language Arts, Science, History & More! Kids love Minecraft and this is a great way to add curriculum that's fun and educational (plus, these ideas & printables are FREE!)