The Minecraft Teacher

A computer teacher has fallen in love with Minecraft. That in and of itself is not that abnormal. Many people feel strongly about this game and its cutting edge approach to free form gaming and world building. It has inspired music videos, documentaries and a very active and loyal fan base. However, I believe he is one of the first people to use Minecraft in an academic way to teach teambuilding, community and computer skills in a lower school setting. Check out the blog of his project at


A virtual 2nd grade class works collaboratively on a building

© 2011 Adam Gerson.