Minecraft (Ages 6-12): VIRTUAL
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Code Wiz will be running this virtual program via Zoom meeting. All students will need to have the zoom app installed on their computer prior to the class to connect to the meeting link. A Code Wiz coordinator will be sending out the zoom link for the class to all parents of participants and it will include all instructions needed for the class. Please note that in order to participate in this virtual program, you will need either a PC or a Mac. Chromebooks are NOT suitable for this program.
Explore, create or survive! Mine deep into the Minecraft world and create the future! In this creative class, challenge the odds, craft your own kinds of weapons and build dream worlds using code. Do this while also learning fundamental programming concepts, level design and problem-solving skills. You will make use of Ready-made coding blocks to create mini versions of Minecraft games. For younger kids, the Minecraft economy has never been as exciting as Minecraft World Builder. In this class (for younger students), you will learn how to run a city, manage money, protect the environment, all within the 3D world of Minecraft! This class is not coding-based but more real-world economics, city planning, and life management! In Minecraft World Builder, you will be a part of a committee and learn to manage money by building onto your ever-growing city with your peers. All by using the Minecraft World Builder mods!
Your child will learn:
- Real-life money management, town designing, environment protection, public speaking, presentation skills, and economics all within the very popular 3D video game Minecraft.
- How to develop skills in problem-solving and finding the best solutions to a targeted goal. They will have an understanding of programming within the context of Minecraft Modding, and will learn game design all within the comfort of Minecraft.