ESPORTS WITH MINECRAFT
Capture the energy and passion of esports and build pathways for future ready skills, inspire STEM learning, and support social-emotional development with esports in Minecraft: Education Edition. Discover engaging challenges, playbooks and lesson plans, plus educator trainings to bring esports to your learners.
Inspire Students with Esports
Unleash students’ creativity in ready-made immersive Minecraft worlds designed to support learning through team build battles, coding challenges, and role-based strategy games. Each of these inspiring worlds is designed to encourage team-building skills, such as collaboration, problem-solving, and communication skills, through STEM-based competitions.
Get Started with Esports
Setup an esports program in your school with this Esports Educator Toolkit, created in collaboration by Australian educator Bron Stuckey. This step-by-step guide helps educators develop esports competencies and establish Minecraft clubs, providing templates and real-life examples.
LESSON PLANS & WORLDS
Explore 24 standards-aligned lessons and esports arenas designed to help students build future ready skills and have fun in creative challenges.
Find Educators in your Region
Discuss how to lesson plan for the classroom and ask others for advice and support in our Community Hub.
Run an Esports Competition
Dive deeper and leverage your creativity in the next phase of your esports journey with this Minecraft Esports Competition Guide. Learn best practices for running internal esports competitions using Minecraft: Education Edition and driving engagement in your school community.
Online Training for Educators
The Microsoft Esports Educator course is a free, online introductory training available on the Microsoft Learn platform. Learn how esports helps build a school to career pipeline, establish an inclusive team culture, and gather the resources to start and grow your scholastic esports program. Earn the Esports Educator badge in this one-hour course.
Stories from the Classroom
See how schools are using Minecraft: Education Edition to transform the learning experience.