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How getting kids to build pink furry buildings is a key part of Microsoft’s $2.5 billion bet on Minecraft

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When Deirdre Quarnstrom first took the job as the head of Minecraft for Education, she was given a very specific mandate:

“We want to change the world,” Mojang, the developer of Minecraft, told Quarnstrom.

On November 1st, Microsoft and Mojang will launch of Minecraft: Education Edition, a $5-per-student-per-year software offering for the classroom.

This product forms the backbone of Mojang’s quest to change the world, one student at a time. And it’s a big piece of how Microsoft wants to make sure that Minecraft, which it got in the $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang, sticks around for generations yet read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com