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
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)
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