Education Edition Early access

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Edition

Education Edition

Official name

0.14.2
0.16.0

Release date

June 9, 2016[1]

The Education Edition early access were development versions for Minecraft: Education Edition.[2]

Features[edit]

General[edit]

  • Simple, Secure Sign-In
    • Individual student and teacher logins help identify each player in the game, and ensure data privacy & security while playing Minecraft: Education Edition.
    • Single sign-on (SSO) capabilities are supported, so no additional passwords or accounts are required.

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Reviews[edit]

I was impressed with how easy Minecraft: Education Edition was to setup. Within 45 minutes of the download being provided to me, I was able to get it installed and my students logged in and playing in a world together. No server setup, or networking configuration required.

Steve Isaacs, Game Design and Development Teacher, William Annin Middle School

One of my favorite features of the new Minecraft: Education Edition is the camera and portfolio. I showed my students how to take pictures of their projects and save into their portfolio of work with captions – and they absolutely loved it! And actually they were the ones who discovered that you could place the camera and take selfies of themselves and their classmates… we had a lot of fun in class that day!

Lisa Douthit, Media Technology Specialist, Turner Unified School District

Our teachers had been using the MinecraftEDU version for the past couple of years, and were excited to try the new Minecraft: Education Edition. The Minecraft Education team were very supportive and helpful through the Beta program. The tutorial and new features and functionality in Minecraft: Education Edition are awesome. Several of our students also enjoyed being part of the Beta program and sharing their thoughts with the Minecraft Education team. It has been a powerful, real-world learning opportunity for them.

Mark Blair, School Technology & Innovation Partner, Douglas County School District

Trivia[edit]

  • This is the only free version of Minecraft: Education Edition.

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