In this course students will learn the fundamentals of programming and essential problem-solving skills through Minecraft: Education Edition. Imagine building the city of the future, taking a voyage to an ancient Viking village, writing code to fight a wildfire, or learning about the periodic table by conducting chemical experiments without a lab? These are just a few of the exciting things students can learn through Minecraft: Education Edition. This course emphasizes coding skills but lessons are diverse in their subjects and applications. For example, some lessons students will learn more about History, Science, Math, Chemistry, etc. while simultaneously building upon their coding skills. How does this course support learning? This course promotes key 21st century skills that prepare students for the future workplace including creativity, problem solving and critical thinking. Students will also be encouraged to collaborate and communicate, helping students build critical social skills.