My Tech Toolbelt

MTT025| Mad for MinecraftEDU - James Pike and Neal Manegold

January 24, 2019100 min
Wouldn’t it be great to use technology that students already love and many are using already? Join us in our conversation with James Pike and Neal Manegold where they tell us about the different ways you can use MinecraftEDU in your classroom.  Don’t be afraid to try it, they will tell you just how easy it is to get started! Twitter: @mytechtoolbelt   #MyTechToolbelt Instagram: My Tech Toolbelt You can listen to our podcast on: Apple Podcasts Google Play Music Spotify or listen here Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. MinecraftEDU Website James Pike is a fun loving teacher from California who has blending Minecraft, coding, and makerspaces across curriculum for 6 years. He is students have historical movies, created video games out of cells, and turned their classroom in to a full on cardboard box arcade. Currently, James is working with Minecraft Education Edition on curriculum for the Common Core math. Contact: James Pike Twitter: @joakleyiii Email:   Neal Manegold is Director of Learning Programs at Minecraft Education, focused on materials to support school leaders and educators bringing games to their classroom. This includes professional development, curriculum, feature design, and ensuring Education Edition is built to support classrooms around the globe. He previously worked at an educational technology start-up focused on personalized math instruction. Neal worked as an Educator and Math Coordinator in California and Washington State, and is a National Board Certified Teacher. Neal grew up in Los Angeles and lives outside Seattle with his wife and two children, both of whom teach him something new about Minecraft every day. Contact: Neal Manegold Email: Twitter: @nealmanegold   Items mentioned in Episode 25: MinecraftEDU Website MinecraftEDU Twitter   Code Breakers - Brian Aspinall Dr. Sam Patterson James Pike’s YouTube Channel Minefaire Website Minefaire Twitter What got you here won’t get you there Yardsticks The Inner Game of Tennis   We would love to hear from you!  Let us know if this format is helpful to you!  Is there technology out there that you would like us to cover in one of our episodes?   Email us If you enjoyed this episode, tell a friend, and SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW!  And please consider leaving us a rating and review. Please share this podcast with someone you think might be interested in the content. What’s in your Tech Toolbelt? Music:  

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