Minecraft for Social Impact
For some time I have been interested in Minecraft and how it might be used as an educational tool and a vehicle for civic/social good. Here, I am compiling links that push the game into spheres that benefit our communities and the people within them.
Please share your suggestions. Feel free to message me on Twitter @danielscib. Thanks.
Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance - PDF from the United Nations
Block by Block - Since 2012, Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, and UN-Habitat, the United Nations programme for sustainable cities, have been collaborating on an innovative programme in which Minecraft is used as a community participation tool in the design of urban public spaces. Here are related slides and also see the video below.