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Satya Nadella Was All Praise For 13-Year-Old Girl For Her Creativity To Use Minecraft

| Published on March 2, 2020

Minecraft is a game that every kid is familiar with. You can craft whatever you want. It gives wings to creativity and imagination, and can also help a child to learn his or her curriculum. Satya Nadella in Future Decoded Summit in Bengaluru was all praise for a 13-year-old girl, Namya Joshi from Ludhiana, Punjab, currently in 7th grade, who created course material for academics using the game Minecraft. She created course material which allows students to learn about science, technology, engineering, science and history in a better engaging way.

Namya herself introduced to Minecraft when she started using her mother laptop just for fun. She started playing Minecraft for fun, but her creative mind paved the way for learning. She created entire Egyptian civilisation on Minecraft for one of her history lessons, which obviously made her remember Egyptian civilization forever. She has also explained concepts of Science, Technology, Cyber-security Engineering and Mathematics through Minecraft creations. She also teaches kids in her schools to learn using Minecraft. And it doesn’t stop here, she even trains teachers on how to use Minecraft for teaching creatively.

Satya Nadella spoke about this girl in the recently concluded summit. BusinessToday reported, Nadella wrote, “I was energized to meet so many young innovators in India this week, including Namya Joshi who is training teachers around the world on how to use Minecraft as a learning tool. Their empathy, passion and ingenuity will change our world for the better.

Namya has won several accolades, including UNESCO Worldwide Multimedia competition and spoke at KEOS2019 – a global education conference in Finland, where she also conducted a workshop for teachers. She has also won the National Minecraft Competition in December 2018 and has been nominated as India’s ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals for Children.

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