Create. Connect. Collaborate.

MinecraftEdu is a school-ready remix of the original smash hit game Minecraft, played by over 30 million people worldwide. We provide discounted Minecraft licenses to educational institutions, a custom edition of the game with features designed especially for classroom use and lead hands-on learning programs.

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Key Features

Designed for

Made by teachers for teachers, fine-tuned for the classroom.

Up to 50% off
Full Price

Qualifying educational institutions receive significant discounts.

Simple setup &

A whole class can play together in minutes.

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In early 2011, teachers in Finland and the United States were exploring ways to engage students with a new game called Minecraft. The potential was huge, but teachers like Joel Levin (@MinecraftTeachr) and Santeri Koivisto (@Aalvisto) realized the need to develop a special version of the game just for education.


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There is also a development blog ( where Aleksi and Toni share their thoughts about the development and post progress updates.

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Recent News

The end of summer is clearly in sight as we pull together another fine collection of student and educator work on twitter with MinecraftEdu.

Starting us off is a twofer from Jason Wilmot from Lincoln, NE with some student builds.

These are fantastic examples of a little engineering and creativity at work! Thanks for the share Jason!

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