Homework in Northern Ireland: Minecraft

EDUCATION The wildly popular world-building game Minecraft will be made available, for free, to every secondary school in Northern Ireland. (Guardian) Check out our own collection of game-based learning activities. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas What is Minecraft? Minecraft is a game that allows players to dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D … Continue reading Homework in Northern Ireland: Minecraft

#tbt: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Note: We’re kickin’ it old school to celebrate #tbt (throwback Thursday) and digging into the archives. Originally titled “The Troubles,” this piece was posted on March 17th, 2009. Enjoy, and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like it’s 2009. The Troubles Today, much of the world will, in one form or another, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The wearing of green, drinking of Irish beverages and the occasional … Continue reading #tbt: Happy St. Patrick’s Day