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Re: Using Minetest with young students

I used Mineclone 2 game in my class yesterday with 17 students, mixed grade 1 and grade 2 students. A few had never played Minecraft (or Minetest) before and the majority had never played on a PC. They were mostly used to playing on touch screens, which I guess is the norm in this day and age. They ...
by leedzman
Tue Sep 03, 2019 08:08
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

Re: Using Minetest with young students

Some excellent advice here. Thanks all.

I will report back with how it goes.
by leedzman
Tue Aug 27, 2019 01:34
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

Re: Using Minetest with young students

twoelk wrote:you might find some interesting things collected on the Mods:Learning page of the Minetest-Wiki. The "Related Forum Threads and other links" section has some links to more forum threads and resources in other places.


Noted. Thank you.
by leedzman
Thu Aug 22, 2019 07:51
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

Re: Using Minetest with young students

The point of this is to stimulate creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills with the kids while they also have fun. Can anyone recommend any appropriate mods or games for this? You can try Kidscode , a fork of Minetest, dedicated to education. (Disclaimer added by moderator: this user wo...
by leedzman
Thu Aug 22, 2019 07:51
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

Re: Using Minetest with young students

Yes! I just started something I hope will be a monthly workshop with kids, teaching some curriculum notions in minetest (the first one being mostly coordinates, which is pretty easy and introducing logic circuits with mesecons). I am currently planning the next one (mid september) where I plan to m...
by leedzman
Thu Aug 22, 2019 07:49
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

Using Minetest with young students

Hi all, my first post! I was directed here by a kind Redditor called 's0f4r' (thank you, if you are reading this). I'm grateful for the tip, as it looks like this forum is extremely knowledgeable about MT. Here is what I posted on Reddit: "My school has asked me to start an activity using Minec...
by leedzman
Wed Aug 21, 2019 07:50
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Minetest with young students
Replies: 30
Views: 871

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