Microsoft Acquires Maker of Minecraft for the Classroom

Hernandez, Pedro
January 2016
eWeek;1/19/2016, p1
The article reports that computer technology firm Microsoft Corp. is planning to acquire MinecraftEdu from Teacher Gaming LLC as a part of its efforts to expand its range of technology tools for teachers. Anthony Salcito, vice president of Worldwide Education for Microsoft, says that the firm will launch the classroom version of MinecraftEdu, called Minecraft Education Edition to help teachers in improving student engagement and collaboration.


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