We are thrilled to announce the Camps and Clubs Beta! We welcome you to try out our new game features and licensing options before we release them to the general public. With features like upgraded teacher controls and Flipgrid integration, there is plenty to explore. We listened to your feedback and our new commercial licensing option makes our game available to all organizations. We can’t wait for you to play!
Please let us know all about the things you love, as well as challenges you run into by contributing to our Camps and Clubs Beta feedback thread.
All users with a Microsoft 365 account can now login on a trial basis and purchase licenses. See the First Time Purchase of Minecraft: Education Edition for Commercial article for information on purchasing licenses.
Embed a link to Flipgrid in your world
Create a custom button that links to a Flipgrid topic, Forms quiz, or any web tool when assigning a lesson from the Library. This button will appear on the Pause menu when students create the world.
Record a Flipgrid response
You can also add a Resource Link to your Flipgrid topic or other assessment tool in any world you have created in the new Classroom tab in the World Settings. See the Classroom Settings for Minecraft: Education Edition article for more details on Resource Links.
Add a resource
Launch Minecraft: Education Edition from your Learning Management System (LMS)
Add https://education.minecraft.net/open to your LMS or digital portal to launch Minecraft: Education Edition.
Example of LMS with Minecraft: Education Edition
You can also add links to open specific worlds from your LMS. For more information on how to share worlds, see the Share to Microsoft Teams in Minecraft: Education Edition article.
Download Minecraft: Education Edition square logos to use when launching Minecraft: Education Edition from your digital portal or learning management system.
Share a link to join multiplayer
Hosts of a world can now share a link that takes users directly into their world. The sharable link is found in the Multiplayer tab of the Pause menu. Links can be copied and sent via email or posted directly into Teams and Google Classroom. For more information on how to share worlds, see the Share to Microsoft Teams in Minecraft: Education Edition article.
Share a Link
Classroom settings are all in one place! Check out the new Classroom tab in Settings to access world settings commonly used in the classroom. See the Classroom Settings for Minecraft: Education Edition article for more information.
This tab will remain visible for teachers who join a hosted world, giving teachers easy access to classroom management controls that support student gameplay.
Familiar in-game settings from Bedrock have been added to the Game settings tab.
New NPC Skins: Educators and Construction Workers
We’ve added 10 new non-playable character (NPC) skins to spice up your worlds. Check out the new educator and construction worker skins! Learn more about using NPCs with Tutorial 6. NPCs lesson.
Construction worker NPC skins
Teacher NPC skins