"MinecraftEdu" is a specially designed version of the popular game designed for use in classrooms. This version of "Minecraft" contains numerous additions that make it more appropriate and useful in a school setting. The software is published by TeacherGaming.
With "MinecraftEdu," educators have two options for using "Minecraft" in the classroom. In addition to regular "Minecraft" loaded on classroom devices, there is an option for cloud-based play, in which students and teachers can interact with one another. TeacherGaming hosts additional materials for free with use of the "Minecraft" game, including a library of lessons and activities. The company also hosts a teachers forum on which educators can discuss using "Minecraft" in the classroom.