•Which of the above do you currently use (or plan to use) in the classroom?
•What barriers do you have preventing you from using 1-9 above? (hardware, teacher training, classroom management, disinterest)
Here are some answers/solutions to your technology needs:
For Software: There is software that is released by the Open Source Movement that is free of charge such as a Microsoft Office substitute known as LibreOffice that is available for download at LibreOffice.org
For Hardware: Computers are no longer expensive. We have found some affordable laptops for only a few hundred dollars that are feasible for classroom or teacher use for just a few hundred dollars.
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Books that teach how to play Minecraft.
Before anyone even turns that game on, it might be a good idea to read about minecraft. These "how to" books help learn about Minecraft.