Additional Artifact 1 – Minecraft Club

As mentioned before, upon returning from the Ohio Educational Technology Conference, where I heard and saw many sessions about games and learning, I came home fired up and ready to find ways to apply this research in my school.  I soon realized how difficult this would be considering the current staff.  I continued to research the idea anyway and came across the game Minecraft.

Now, I’d heard of the game before, but never tried it. After reading about the game and its educational values I decided to try the game myself.  As I played the game I knew I had to figure out a way to get this into the school.  I put together an informal request to the principal pointing out the value of the game and the idea of starting an after school club and asking if there was money available to make a purchase or if she had any ideas of where I could go to make a request.  I got the response from her saying that the club sounded like a great idea and that the money was available so I could just fill out the requisition.  I put together the requisition and placed the order for 25 licenses plus the MinecraftEdu custom mod through minecraftedu.com  on Tuesday and I’m currently waiting for account codes.

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