‘The purpose is to make and create because this is learning…’ – Sam, Y6
Since November 2012, a group of Y6 children have been building their own town – called Bradborough – as part of a lunchtime ‘Minecraft’ club.
This week they were asked write about the town.
Here is the children’s writing, which gives an insight into what they have gained from using Minecraft Edu in school…
(Click the pics to enlarge. These Image files can also be downloaded together as a slightly easier to read 3.4mb pdf ebook here: Bradborough Writing pdf)
By the way, this writing shouldn’t be viewed as the conclusion of our Minecraft project – the children’s work in Minecraft is ongoing and certainly hasn’t been conceptualised purely as a stimulus for a piece of writing, but as promoting learning in its own right.