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'Minecraft' teaches history by creating the isles, Hokule'a

By Michelle Ramos

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 30, 2014

~~<p>Gabriel Yanagihara is taking children's obsession with the video game &quot;Minecraft&quot; and turning it into a Hawaiian studies learning tool.</p>
<p>If you take a game students are already passionate about then hopefully they will learn something while playing it, said Yanagihara, a teacher in &lsquo;Iolani School's iDepartment, a technology learning center.</p>
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Gabriel Yanagihara is taking children's obsession with the video game "Minecraft" and turning it into a Hawaiian studies learning tool.

If you take a game students are already passionate about then hopefully they will learn something while playing it, said Yanagihara, a teacher in ‘Iolani School's iDepartment, a technology learning center. Login for more...



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