Dive into Computer Science with Minecraft and Makecode @ Microsoft Training Academy, BETT 2018

Visit the Microsoft Training Academy for daily sessions run by  our Microsoft Learning Consultants & Innovative Educators giving you a hands-on opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest tools that are being delivered to drive student and teacher outcomes, hosted on the Microsoft Campus at stand E300 throughout each day - with repeated sessions so you won’t miss out!

MakeCode and Minecraft for CS Fundamentals (in partnership with MakeCode Team; demo Minecraft Code Builder)-Wednesday-Saturday 1.00pm and 4.30pm

Session Overview

This hands-on session will introduce Minecraft: Education Edition and MakeCode, exploring how they can be used together to teach Computer Science.

Hear from presenter Liz Wilson, Microsoft Learning Consultant for why not to miss this exclusive Microsoft Training Academy session.

Why you should attend the session?

Minecraft: Education Edition and MakeCode are two game changing tools for teaching and learning. Children love using Minecraft as a learning tool and coupled with MakeCode, it provides a meaningful, engaging platform for children to learn and develop their coding skills. 

How it will impact your institution?

By engaging with this session and gaining a better understanding of this session, you will be able to bring MakeCode and Minecraft: Education Edition back to your school to enhance children’s learning of Computer Science. 

What you will take away as the next steps?

An understanding of how to use Minecraft: Education Edition and MakeCode to teach coding.

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