Minecraft. Because Why Not. Teachers, Let’s Goooooooo

Minecraft. Because Why Not. Teachers, Let’s Goooooooo

I have been playing Minecraft for many years. I instantly fell in love with the game. It has the retro feel that I love since I grew up in the 70s and 80s immersed in computers and technology. As a teacher for over twenty years, I have been working with many technologies in the classroom and Minecraft is one of the best ever. Teachers do not get a lot of time to play. I don't mean video games or games -- I mean just play, free space to roam, experiment, test, experience, try things for the sake of trying them and seeing what happens. Play. True play. Many teachers have families, other jobs, complex situations of all kinds, and the free time that play requires just isn't there. Doesn't happen in graduate school, teacher preparation programs, during the work week, or really even on the weekends. Maybe some teachers have some free time to play, but I will safely assume that most...
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