Improved multiplayer and classroom management features; shareable join codes help students control who enters their worlds, and single sign-on allows for one-click authentication.
Immersive Reader is integrated in-game to support learners in reading or translating in-game text.
A new user interface is easier to navigate, and students can now share their work to PDF for assessment.
This app is for school use: Do not download unless you have a Minecraft: Education Edition subscription and an Office 365 Education account. If you are not sure about your school’s subscription or the services you have access to, talk to your teacher or school IT administrator.
Teachers around the world are using Minecraft: Education Edition to transform their classrooms and bring school subjects to life, from STEM and history to math and language arts. Minecraft: Education Edition provides hundreds of standards-aligned lessons, classroom-friendly features, tutorials and downloadable content. For more info, please visit: https://aka.ms/meelessons
“An excellent tool to engage students in learning, collaboration, and critical thinking is now more accessible than ever to teachers.” - Common Sense Media
DESIGNED FOR CLASSROOMS EVERYWHERE
Designed for students of all learning styles, ages K-12 and higher education
STEM features include Code Builder and Chemistry
Supports development of key 21st century skills including collaboration and creativity
Hundreds of free lessons and tutorials available on Minecraft Education website
Special features allow for formative assessment, teacher controls and classroom collaboration
Online educator community provides peer support
SPECIAL LESSONS & WORLDS
Learn how to code with Code Builder, which connects to MakeCode and Tynker
Build an in-game periodic table with the Chemistry Resource Pack
Downloadable worlds based on Treasure Island and Fantastic Mr. Fox bring literature to life
In-game features like camera, book and quill, and chalkboards help students document their work
3D export tool for mixed reality and 3D printing
WHAT IS MINECRAFT?
Minecraft is so much more than just a game about breaking and placing blocks - it's an adventure where players work together to create and explore wonderful, imaginative worlds. Now, Minecraft is transforming how people teach and learn in over 120 countries with over 100 million players worldwide.
Minecraft: Education Edition brings the creative and immersive environment of Minecraft to classrooms around the world. Educators are empowered to use game-based learning and inspire students to express their ideas, explore and build amazing worlds and write their own stories. The possibilities for learning are endless!
If you are not sure whether you have a Minecraft: Education Edition subscription, talk to your teacher or school IT Admin.
If you subscribe to Minecraft: Education Edition via iTunes:
Each Minecraft: Education Edition subscription lasts one year from date of purchase . The payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. If your subscription is set to auto-renew, your account will be charged within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period at the subscription price option you previously selected.
Turn off auto-renewal by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. If you cancel after your subscription has activated, your account will not be refunded for the remaining active period of the subscription.
- September 05, 2018 Initial release
- December 31, 2018 New version 1.7.2
- January 24, 2019 New version 1.7.3
- March 28, 2019 New version 1.9
- August 17, 2019 New version 1.12