Minecraft Club Members Learning Valuable Skills


Fri, Apr 17, 2015 - 1:04pm -- (View the original LantanaLiving.com article.)


About 120 students at Harpool Middle and Rayzor and Atkins Elementary schools meet weekly to discuss and utilize computer technology that looks like it was designed in the 1980s with a modern flair. They also learn about computer coding which could ultimately lead to future careers.

The partnership has been coordinated with Nancy Hong, director of UNT’s innovation greenhouse, who has helped secure grants so the Minecraft Club could purchase servers. She’s also obtained money to pay the future teachers to write and help teach club curriculum and arranges monthly visits to the UNT campus.

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