Minecraft: Education Edition
Stellar collaboration tools, controls make Minecraft classroom-ready
Pros: Highly engaging, adaptable to any subject area; great improvements to teacher controls.
Cons: Some students will be used to the freedom of the original Minecraft game and may balk at the more traditional, guided structure.
Bottom Line: An excellent tool to engage students in learning, collaboration, and critical thinking is now more accessible than ever to teachers.
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