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The Oregon Trail rides onto Minecraft Education Edition

Techstination feature for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      Many parents will remember perhaps the first computer game they encountered….most  likely in school…was The Oregon Trail.    Well, it’s back….as part of Microsoft’s Mincecraft” Education Edition.   The director of the edition, Neal Manegold …

“What came to life was this incredibly engaging world that we released along with fifteen lesson plans that you can launch from inside the world all the way along the journey.   As well as, I’ve already been in touch with some of the folks in our community, we call them Minecraft Mentors, who are already looking at ways that they can remix the world and add onto it and create new lesson plans off of it.  And for me that’s been really amazing as a teacher and as a parent.”

There’s more info at https://education.minecraft.net.

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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