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

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11. Minecraft and Special Educational Needs

It was in April 2014 that I first talked with André in his Minecraft world. It was apparent that he was seeking ways for his students with differing educational needs to have positive, meaningful learning moments with Minecraft. There has been a lot of press recently about how Minecraft can help with educational needs; it’s an interesting time to determine what aspects of Minecraft can help students.

André Chercka

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I began exploring the potentials of digital games in 2010, after teaching for 10 years in the Danish school system. My first attempt was using Battlefield 2 in math class, and soon afterward ...

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