In Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids , Adam Clarke (aka Wizard Keen) and Victoria Bennett offer projects and gameplay that will guide you to make great choices as a player and a person.
How to set good gaming ground rules, collaborate, and resolve conflicts.
Online resources, servers, and organizations that promote and guide positive play.
Minecraft projects that promote and guide positive play and positive digital citizenship.
Minecraft is an amazing game that stimulates your creativity as you build whatever you can imagine, but it’s also great for learning about how to be a good citizen and mining positive connections with other players in-game, elsewhere online, and in real life.
With this book, you’ll learn about:
Make every build a block party by learning to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids!
The popular Lab for Kids
series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results.
Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.
About the Authors
Adam Clarke is a professional artist who uses video games, traditional art, and digital technology to inspire and entertain, working internationally with institutions, museums, charities, and other organizations. He is a global speaker on the uses of Minecraft, video gaming, and creative digital technology, and how playing can open to learning and discovery and enable a new generation of creators, thinkers, and agents of social change. He is the creative driving force behind numerous groundbreaking projects, including Playcraft, the world's first play to be performed live onstage and within Minecraft.
Adam has more than 25 years of experience delivering inspiring and engaging workshops to all ages, especially children and young adults, and is passionate about using digital and traditional tools to encourage global creative engagement.
Victoria Bennett is a poet, creative activist, and full-time home-educating mother, and has facilitated creative experiences for the past 25 years. Her work focuses in particular on how we tell our personal narratives, and she has worked extensively in the field of writing for awareness, advocacy, and healing.
She holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. She has collaborated with Adam Clarke for the last 25 years. She lives in northwest England.