February 1, 2016 10:00 AM | Tim
Games may have just overtaken textbooks as the method of choice for students to learn in school. Educators around the world have been using MinecraftEdu - a version of Minecraft built for classrooms - since 2011, with an adoption rate of over 40 countries already and increasing.
Headlines were made when Microsoft bought over Mojang for a sum of USD $2.5 billion in September 2014. But it was only after Microsoft announced the acquisition of MinecraftEdu recently did people begin to realize why the tech giant would spend a large sum of money on acquiring a Swedish company.