Logics Academy, a global leader in K-12 STEM education, is thrilled to announce a pioneering initiative that marries the immersive world of Minecraft with the rich cultural heritage of the Bloodvein River First Nation. This innovative project aims to provide students with a dynamic learning experience that honors traditional knowledge while equipping them with essential digital skills for the future. 

Revitalizing Cultural Heritage through Technology  

The project features a custom-designed Minecraft world, meticulously crafted to reflect the indigenous cultures and perspectives of the Pimachiowin Aki. Students will not only explore this virtual realm but also actively participate in shaping their narratives and constructing their visions within it. 

William Young, Steward, Knowledge Keeper, Elder of the Bloodvein River First Nation, expressed his enthusiasm: “Through our collaboration with Logics Academy, we’re revitalizing traditional knowledge and fostering a deep appreciation for the Pimachiowin Aki and our heritage. Together, we’re empowering our youth to learn, grow, and celebrate their First Nation identity.” 

Empowering Youth with 21st-Century Skills  

The initiative extends beyond the digital landscape, including virtual co-teaching sessions with Minecraft educator experts to exchange knowledge and model teaching and learning in Minecraft. This approach ensures students develop skills that transcend the classroom, preparing them for leadership roles in an increasingly digital world.

Karl Hildebrandt, Education Technology Facilitator at MFNSS, highlighted the educational benefits: “In partnership with Logics Academy, we’re blending traditional and modern forms of education by integrating technology in Minecraft Education. The Pimachiowin Aki map allows us to bring Indigenous land-based education to new heights, inspiring First Nations youth to embrace their heritage while developing critical digital skills.” 

A Shared Journey of Discovery and Creation  

Logics Academy invites educators and students to join this voyage of discovery, creation, and enlightenment, where technology meets tradition and imagination meets reality. The project promises to leave participants with a deeper understanding of their community’s past as they work to build a brighter future. 

For more information about this transformative educational experience, please contact Logics Academy. 

Contact: Mike Washburn, Director of Learning Experiences Email: mwashburn@logicsacademy.com  

About Logics Academy:  

Logics Academy is an Educational Technology organization providing STEM products, developing impactful learning experiences and delivering authentic student and educator events. 

The Team is comprised of passionate educators, technologists, and business leaders who work collaboratively to achieve the best results for their customers and respective audiences.