As Easter break HGP homework, Grade 5 & 6 students were asked to select a historical building from Google Arts & Culture and recreate it on Minecraft Education Edition. The purpose of this activity was to invite our students to visit and explore the national heritage and also to create a sense of belonging […]Read More Portuguese Historical Buildings
For the past two years, I had the chance to grow, professionally and personally – I became a mother. Today, I felt the need to share with you, some of the reasons that helped me to become the teacher that I am today. These two years helped me grow as a professional because I had […]Read More I’ve so many reasons to be grateful for!
HGP & Maths: an ambitious interdisciplinary project between a 5th and an 8th grade. The 5th graders were working on the conquering of the city of Lisbon during our History and Geography classes, and the 8th graders were starting quadratics functions with my colleague Andreia Salgueiro, that was trying to come up with ideas to make […]Read More Conquering the Lisbon Castle!
As I told you before, my 5th graders recreated the ancient city of Olisipo – Lisbon – during the Roman times, a topic of our History National Curriculum. You can check the post here – Teaching History with Minecraft: Education Edition We concluded last week our most ambitious Minecraft Education Edition project, an historically acquire one-to-one […]Read More Olisipo – Lisbon during Roman Era (part II)
I usually work this theme on Minecraft but this year we did something different! I asked my Science colleague Andreia Salgueiro, if she was interested in this project and she was! We both wanted to create an interdisciplinary project about our country in the second half of the 19th century, so we started our journey together! […]Read More Learning about the 19th Century: History & Science
As I told you in my latest post, my 5th graders worked the theme “Romans in the Iberian Peninsula” so we created an interactive timeline on Geneal.ly with the important facts and the images that we created on Minecraft.Read More Romans in the Iberian Peninsula
My name is Joana and I teach History and Geography of Portugal. I’m also an EdTech Coach at PaRK International School, in Portugal. I use Minecraft: Education Edition with my 5th and 6th graders twice a week to complete our History and Geography Projects, through project and game-based learning.Read More Teaching History with Minecraft: Education Edition
Thanks for joining me! I’m a certified Minecraft Innovative Educator Expert and a Minecraft Global Mentor. I’m a Portuguese History and Geography teacher, passionate for teaching and PBL, as well as using technology in the classroom. I’ve been using and trying multiple apps throughout these years with my students but our personal favorite has become Minecraft. […]Read More The Journey Through History Begins