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What is Minecraft: Education Edition? 

Minecraft: Education Edition is a version of the popular open world game, Minecraft, specifically designed for education. 

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How is Minecraft: Education Edition different from the game Minecraft? 

Minecraft: Education Edition is a special version of the game developed specifically for educational use. This version adds features and controls for classrooms, specialty blocks and communication tools, and a tutorial for first-time educator use. Checkout the Features of Minecraft: Education Edition, and bookmark our What’s New to see what changes, updates, and fixes have been added lately. 

What are the minimum technical requirements for the Minecraft: Education Edition software? 

You can find the technical requirements in Supported Platforms for Minecraft: Education Edition 

How do I tell what version I am on? How can I update? 

You can see your version number in the lower right hand corner of the start screen. In order to update to the latest version you can run a standard update on your machine. If you encounter difficulties with upgrading please contact your IT admin on how to best proceed. 

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