Use Minecraft to teach kids mad skills


If your child is a Minecraft fan, you may be concerned about how much time they’re spending in the blocky onscreen world. Fear not: While it can let kids spell dirty words in 10-foot-tall letters, the game can also develop problem-­solving skills, spatial reasoning, and more. There’s even a classroom-­optimized version, MinecraftEdu (recently acquired by Microsoft). Amuse and ensmarten young players with options like these. Read more at