Minecraft it has become a hall of classes for the hundreds of children who are isolated because of the health emergency in Europe, specifically in Polandwhere the government has found a solution, so that the children and young people in quarantine continue ‘attending classes’ by Minecraft.
Again Minecraft is placed on the side of education, and now serves as a meeting point to receive classesbut it is also the means by which the government Polish it seeks to stimulate children and young people with a contest of creativity, making it more bearable this period of isolation.
The idea of using Minecraft as a platform for the classes and contest, it came from the Ministry of Digitization of Polandadded a dedicated server to Minecraft, which is part of the project Grarantanna, which is a compound word for ‘gra’ of the game in Polishand ‘kwarantanna’ which means a quarantine on this server, children will have access to a world composed of blocks and also participate in a contest of building structures where you would name the buildings more creative, a situation that helps the quarantine is less complicated.
Classes and competitions using video games
The contest not take place in the open world Minecraftbut in a server shut down in creative mode intended by the government Polish for this purpose, with an area of 60 x 60, in which they will have all the resources without limit, and guided completely by your imagination.
Since the contestant to be completed with the construction of your building, and to comply with certain characteristics as not to be offensive, illegal, violate the rights of any third party or any rights of copyright, shall be placed a sign that says “full paper”, in addition to inform the moderator of the server Minecraft through Discord; the contest will be active until the 30th of march.
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The prizes for the contest of Minecraft are practical and symbolic, and that is that the government of Poland delivered as a prize to the winners a package of peripherals including headset Razer Kraken Essential, a mouse, Razer DeathAdder Essential and a keyboard mechanical A4Tech Bloody B3370r RGB, which in the market has a value of 108 €.