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Introduction to Minecraft in Education

Target Audience: K-12 Grade Teachers

The Introduction to Minecraft in Education workshop will introduce the basics of Minecraft Education and how it can be used in nearly any subject and at any grade level. We will explore how to navigate through the program, how to create worlds, suggested settings for the classroom, and how to utilize the library of premade lessons and classroom activities created by Minecraft Education.

It is strongly recommended that participants download the free trial of Minecraft Education. Note that the trial allows for 25 logins.

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June 16, 2023  |  9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT  |  K-12th Grade Teachers

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Meet your instructor

Howard Dale
Visual Arts Teacher, Kingsport City Schools

As a seasoned elementary visual arts teacher with 22 years of experience in East Tennessee, Howard has dedicated his career to cultivating creativity and critical thinking in his students. He is a Google certified educator and a certified Canvas LMS educator, equipped with the latest knowledge and skills in educational technology. He is also a certified Microsoft Minecraft Education educator, leveraging gamification to engage students in learning. Howard has served as an educational technology teacher leader in Kingsport City Schools for the past four years, providing technology-focused professional development opportunities for multiple school districts in his area. As a member of TETA and the Instructional Learning Network steering committee, Howard collaborates with educators statewide to advance innovative teaching practices. His commitment to excellence and passion for student success has earned him a reputation as a respected and effective educator, and has been nominated as TETA’s 2023 Outstanding Teacher of the Year. 

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