Posted by: kurtsh | February 2, 2015

INFO: Minecraft & kids… it’s even better than you think

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Most parents have discovered the wonderful, creative effect that Minecraft has on their children, and found that it just as importantly provides an opportunity to play with their children in a safe & collaborative way that other technologies simply don’t provide.  And most kids that discover Minecraft immerse themselves fully in its world and apply their creative juices to its toolset.

It’s generally agreed upon by both educators & child psychologists that this sort of creative playground & parent/child collaborative endeavor is very positive.

But what effect does it have on kids?  What skills do they acquire & what lessons do they learn? 

It turns out there’s a lot that’s been published from research studies that point to the benefit of Minecraft for kids:


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