Category: Minecraft

Audiences, Media and the Right Path

One of the things I love about Minecraft is that is a platform from which you can… jump creatively into a billion different topics. The end product  can be entirely dependant on the player. You can learn as you go. You can wander from past through the present to the future. Books do not appeal…


Story-Craft Success

November has been a manic month. All my attention and effort went into Story-Craft it has been a hugely rewarding project. I will not forget the pride the children had in their work and their glee at seeing their work out there in the wild on YouTube. Their sense of achievement radiated throughout the party…


Ten Miles East Of England: The Quest For The Lost Stories.

I forgot to tell you. I’ve been so busy sorting and preparing that I forgot completely.  I’ve been awarded a Special Commission at the Humber Mouth Literature Festival.   With Ten Miles East Of England: The Quest For The Lost Stories I’ll be connecting kids with words by using Minecraft. Over the next 3 weeks…


Minecraft Club Launch

Yesterday was a big day at the school I have been helping out at. It was the launch of their Minecraft Club. The Town Mayor came along to open it, not by cutting a ribbon, but by knocking down a “Minecraft” wall. Why is this important? MinecraftEdu allows a level of practical engagement to the…


On the Radio

I’m off to the local radio station this morning to talk about the MinecraftEdu After School Club I’ve been running at Beverley St Nicholas Community Primary school. I’m not a teacher, I haven’t spent the best part of ten years learning how to be one. “School” is the last place I wanted to return to,…