WhiteHat Jr Partners With Microsoft India To Offer Game-Based Coding Courses
WhiteHat Jr announced Thursday that it has collaborated with Microsoft India to provide students and teachers with access to personalized and immersive learning experiences with Minecraft.
The start-up will offer a Coding with Minecraft courses for students on its platform. As part of this collaboration, Microsoft will also help develop WhiteHat Jr educators through special workshops hosted by the Minecraft Education Edition Teacher Academy.
the Coding with Minecraft The course is available in multiple packages for students aged 6-14. Students begin with game-based learning about Minecraft, where they can create their own game heroes, game worlds, and play multiplayer games in the evolving environment of Minecraft, while learning fundamental coding concepts such as commands, sequences, variables, loops and conditions. As students progress through the program, they will learn advanced coding concepts and languages.
Trupti Mukker, CEO of WhiteHat Jr, said: “Young learners experience the joy of creating with technology through our coding courses. Students love our classes as they work on live projects and develop new skills with support from a live teacher. For years, Minecraft has fascinated children all over the world. We are delighted to be able to collaborate with Microsoft India and provide children with such exciting learning experiences.
Navtez Bal, Executive Director, Public Sector, Microsoft India, said: “The skills of the future will be very different from those of today. Platforms like Minecraft guarantee students deep and immersive learning experiences that unleash both creativity and critical thinking. Our partnership with WhiteHat Jr is an important step in making learning engaging and preparing young adults with the skills they need to thrive in a digital economy.