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Minecraft HEROES - Tuesdays PST

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Ages

7 - 13 yrs

Dates

Tue, Sep 14, 2021 - Dec 21, 2021

Time

5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT

Location
Instructor

Evan J.

Capacity

7 students


Class Experience

Minecraft is an easy-to-learn video game where what your child can build is only limited by their imagination. Contribute to our child-friendly, private server and make your mark by building with various types of 3D blocks. All projects are a shared, collaborative effort.


We want to offer students a unique experience, which is why we use our very own Minecraft modification called “Heroes.” Heroes is a mod that allows players to have more control over their character than in traditional Minecraft. Much like they would while playing Dungeons & Dragons, each child can choose a class (such as warriors, druids, pirates, ninjas, mages, clerics, and bards), gain experience, level up, and earn powerful spells and abilities.


Our Minecraft class promotes skills in project planning, resource management, typing, and other technical and creative skills.

Notes

Classes are conducted over Zoom, and the class Zoom link will be attached to your receipt.
A reminder email will be sent an hour before the activity begins.


IMPORTANT NOTE: High-end Computer is Required for Minecraft! The following devices will NOT work during our workshop:
- Chromebook
- iPad/Tablet
- Kindle
- Phone


How To Participate

You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions.

Reviews for Minecraft HEROES - Tuesdays PST

Mel O.

Nov 7, 2021

Loved:

“Fun quests every week to do with other kids” Parent: time slot friendly for PST; Evan is a great moderator with the group

Improvements:

New areas to explore

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Karim G.

Jan 18, 2022

Loved:

The instructor kept the students engaged using creative activities for the students and explained tasks and expectations thoroughly.

Improvements:

Probably promotion of the program. This was an opportunity that children would really enjoy and appreciate. I felt not many children knew about this.

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Jan 17, 2022

Loved:

I loved how engaged the kids were and how excited and how much laughter and happy screaming my daughter did. She was so excited to share all her exploits after class.

Improvements:

Not much!

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Loved:

Very impressive!!

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Meet your Instructor

Evan J.

I hold a BFA from NYU in Drama with a minor in mathematics and computer science. I chose to work in childcare because I love working with kids and playing games. For me, the most inspiring part of working at the NYSoP is getting to watch students who are new to D&D discover the magic of collective storytelling. In my free time, I play an excessive amount of video games and film videos with my friends.

About New York Society of Play

The New York Society of Play is a family services provider committed to making the most of playtime.

At the New York Society of Play, every game has a lesson to offer. Through play, we hone social and problem-solving skills, as well as mathematical and textual literacy!

Our instructors are experts in the games they play and are committed to turning each game into a learning experience.

We strongly believe that play is for everyone. We offer game-based workshops for families, classmates, old friends, and new friends! Foster new relationships, strengthen existing ones, and come together with your loved ones.

Our classes and workshops currently take place over Zoom, offering a safe and convenient way to stay mentally active, and socially connected!