TATE/ALEA Conference 13 April 2013

Welcome to our presentation on Minecraft and how you can use it as a tool to support literacy.

We hope that this session is an enjoyable one for you and one where you learn something new. Minecraft at Riverside High School is very much a student led project. Today we have 4 students present to support you in your learning. When we enter our server you will find that there are a number of grade 8,9 and 10 students ready to help you out also. Some of these students have become particularly excited over the last couple of days and as a result have set up some tutorial areas just for you. Be careful though, some of them have a keen sense of fun…. They are on the server to be your teachers. We have a strong community that enjoys peer to peer learning and social learning. They teach me new things each lesson, just the other day they taught me how to make fireworks. Best day in Minecraft so far! 😉

Thoughts on why you loved lego

Take away sheet



Questions – contact me I’m happy to answer them 🙂

Feedback form

New Literacies embedded in Minecraft and animoto version

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1 Comment

  1. Fantastic Donelle! Through the Minecraft maths work that I have been doing with Yr3’s and listening to the language they use as they problem solve and share their knowledge is fantastic. I also love how they start using the metalanguage specific to Minecraft or OpenSim.I just think it is wonderful that you could show such strong authentic links to Literacy using Minecraft. Well done to all of you.

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