Tag Archives: Joel Levin

6 Steps to Successfully Integrate Minecraft in Your Classroom

I have been asked many times about how to use Minecraft in the classroom.  Educator Wes Fryer is my latest convert and not only for Minecraft’s use in schools, but Minecraft can also be a way to connect with your children.  He explains this in a wonderful blog post.  Yes, Minecraft is one of the latest fads in education, but I firmly believe that this one will last for a long time.  The open-ended game play of Minecraft allows for infinite uses with every experience being different.  … Read the rest

EdGamer Special: Don’t Blame Games, The Benefits of Gaming

Are violent video games the cause of violent crimes, especially in children?  Who is to blame and is there a solution in stopping these tragedies within our schools?  Join us this week as guests Joel Levin (The Minecraft Teacher), Lucas Gillispie (Edurealms), Gerry, and Zack  try to answer these question and many more on this week’s EdGamer.  … Read the rest