Using Minecraft MakeCode for education

Minecraft have released MakeCode, an open source code editor to be used with minecraft. Similarly to Scratch it uses blocks to teach programming. 

I am wondering if anyone has ever used MakeCode to combine teaching code and playing minecraft in primary schools before? I think it is a really exciting way to teach and engage kids and would love to hear any success stories

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Subject(s)Computing
Age5-7, 7-11
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Dave Gibbs

Microsoft have also released an 'intro to CS' curriculum for Makecode & Minecraft - if you make use of it, please let us all know what you think.

https://minecraft.makecode.com/courses/csintro