Minecraft: Education Edition Adds Enhancements to Classroom Mode

Minecraft: Education Edition Adds Enhancements to Classroom Mode

Microsoft has released an update to Minecraft: Education Edition. The latest back-to-school release (version 1.12) offers several enhancements, including improved multiplayer support, including support for join codes.

It also offers:

  • Immersive Reader, which is designed to help students improve their reading and comprehension skills;

  • Support for single sign-on;

  • The ability to share links to library content;

  • Updated site maps;

  • The ability to export book and quill to PDF; and

  • Various bug fixes to Classroom Mode.

The latest version of Minecraft: Education Edition is available now. Further details can be found on the Minecraft site.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 25-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at [email protected]. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).

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