NHPR’s Jon Lynch speaks with educator Joel Levin about how the block-building indie Minecraft lets him design a wide-open curriculum.
It’s a constructive game instead of a destructive game, you know. [The students] aren’t just blasting aliens, and I think that appeals to a lot of people, especially kids. When parents see that and they see what their kids are creating, it’s often eye-opening for them. It’s the first time they’ve seen their kids playing a game that’s encouraging these really positive values.
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