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Minecraft in the Classroom: Ideas, inspiration, and student projects for teachers by Colin Gallagher

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9. Minecraft and Language Learning

James York appeared on my Minechat series in February 2013 and then again in November 2013. His Minecraft world has evolved so much over time that I felt that we needed an update, and I can only guess there will be future visits to his Kotoba Miners Minecraft world. I always cite James’s use of Minecraft as a jaw-dropping example of Minecraft in education. I guess many people have struggled at some point to learn a second (or third or fourth) language, but how on earth can Minecraft assist with this? Read on.

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I am an assistant professor of English at Tokyo Denki University, Japan. As part of my job, ...

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