If your child loves Minecraft, like so many do, this is big news! Microsoft recently announced Minecraft: Educational Edition, designed specifically for use within schools. By design, Minecraft, offers many opportunities for learning. Kids are creative, as they build whatever they can dream up in a three dimensional space, but there is much more going on when they are playing. It really does not have the feel of an educational game, but it truly is. When playing Minecraft, children use math skills, set their own goals, use visuospatial reasoning skills, life skills, and learn how to work together to solve problems. How many games can claim to do all of that?