Microsoft to Launch Portal to Help Teachers Use Minecraft in Class

MICROSOFT'S GOLD MINE: Microsoft has launched a portal dedicated to helping teachers use Minecraft, the popular sandbox game that the company acquired for $2.5 billion in 2014. Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education, described the site in a blog post as a "destination designed to provide educators with a forum to share their ideas and receive inspiration." For now the site is sparse on resources, but given the popularity and constructive nature of the game, we expect it to be populated with wild, awesome ideas pretty soon.

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