These tutorials will teach you HOW to PLAY Minecraft

Tech support and help documents for when you run into issues using Minecraft.

Connect with a community of Minecraft users across the world.

Get lesson ideas, pre-built worlds and an overview of resources needed.

The Minecraft Edu channel is a wealth of resources for both students and teachers.

Minecraft Edu Training

Teachers - start here

Submit a help desk ticket by clicking the button above.

  • Request Type: Software
  • Select Minecraft Edu
  • Within Request Detail indicate if you will be using with student laptops or in a computer lab.

Students - get minecraft

  1. If on student laptops > Students will download Minecraft from Windows Store (linked above) or through link in email.
  2. If on computer lab devices - your building tech will work to install Minecraft Edu.

Teachers - Code connection and & Classroom mode

Download Classroom Mode from PSD Software Center to bring all students together into one world.

Students do not need to install Classroom Mode

Download Code Connection to teach students coding through Minecraft worlds from PSD Software Center.

Tips & Tricks


Change your rendering distance and/or change to 3rd person view within Settings > Video.

Mouse Sensitivity

Things moving too fast? Adjust the sensitivity of your mouse controls within settings > Touch.

Minecraft Worlds (recommended by Brandon Peterson from Microsoft in Education)

Minecraft Keyboard Controls