Hi guys, I need your help. Where I work we've just acquired some Microsoft Education Edition licenses to use on our Windows 10 computers. The students log in through their Office 365 accounts. This works on some of our installations but on others, the majority of them, the Minecraft sign in through my organization's sign in page doesn't work. That is, on some W10 machines, we can log in at our sign in page; other W10 pcs in the same room do not accept the credentials even though we can log in to other Office 365 apps on the same machines - only the Minecraft login doesn't work - any suggestions?

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I guess I have been living under a rock a little more than usual... did anyone else notice this? [apparently a couple of new books for beginners coming out, I am liking what I see from the excerpt... have to find a few wazooleans under the couch cushions :) ] https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/how-structure-your-build

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Here is the video from the #VRTWebcon presentation organized by +David Dodgson, with myself and +Jeff Kuhn as featured speakers. Filip and +Marijana Smolcec were also there. +Linda Gielen spoke at length, while +Dakota Redstone and +Mircea Patrascu popped around in the back and foreground. Hope I didn't miss anyone :-) Find the show notes at #learning2gether https://learning2gether.net/2017/05/05/learning2gether-weekend-with-the-9th-virtual-round-table-web-conference/

It was great hearing some familiar voices today at the virtual roundtable, as well as hearing some great stories about teaching/learning/gaming. I have not been in minecraft in so long, I have forgotten how to play :(

I will be on the EVO mooc for some (re)learning Minecraft time starting a few hours after this message posts to the Google+ page. I want to specifically look at how knowledge can be retained within the build... written book(?) I think the item I have in mind is called; as well as signs. I have used command blocks before, for this kind of thing, but as a player on someone else's server in this case, that is not an option, and would not be for students in a typical scenario.
Maybe simply surviving while trying to remember where things are will be the challenge. See you in world!


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For its episode 368 #learning2gether will be monitoring, and participating in, the 9th VRT WebCon #vrtwebcon Fri May 5 1230 UTC thru Sun May 7 1600 UTC hosted as always by @heikephilp.

Learning2gether and #webheadsinaction feature prominently; e.g. on Friday 1400 UTC Nik Peachey gives a keynote on Digital tools for autonomous teacher development, and at 1700 UTC, +David Dodgson, +Jeff Kuhn, and Vance Stevens present from in-world on the EVO Minecraft MOOC server, while screen sharing on Adobe Connect. Then at 1400 UTC Saturday Nicky Hockly, Amany AlKhayat, Ayat Tawel and Hanaa M. Khamis check in from a NileTESOL LTSIG Symposium.

See the full VRTWebcon schedule at http://www.virtual-round-table.com/page/program-vrtwebcon2017. Presentations take place in http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/vrtwebcon/ and there is more information on Learning2gether events, including times where you are, at http://tinyurl.com/learning2gether.

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Attending Glodore aka +Steve Jenkinson call to help build a town around the rails he is building near Linda's winter keep, I built a villager Reabilitation Center. After being cured, they are learning to be villagers again. The first one attending the program is a cleric. Trading is super welcome! /warp rehabcenter
After visiting +Jo Kay server, I thought of building streets and mapping out spaces for ppl to build and contribute. I hope +Steve Jenkinson and +Linda Gielen approve the ideas and builds so far. :) 
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A view of Enfield Village from the top of the hotel we are building now and a picture of the hotel. 
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Does anyone recognize this quote, "We are not teaching students to be gamers; we are teaching gamers to be students." Did I get this from one of you? I'm using it at a conference and don't remember who to attribute it to!

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Hello everyone! Are we in Week 5 now?

A hectic week at work and on-going connection issues have kept me off the server recently but I did find time to reflect on last week's streamed session. I was (and still am) fascinated by the different ways we all approach the same game!

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