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Ninjaspecs
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SHS
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Should Minecraft be allowed at schools?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/10/2014 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Ninjaspecs

Pro

And I don't mean during class. I mean on personal free time like in middle school or maybe elementary as well. If permission is granted I think they should be allowed. As well, Minecraftedu is currently being used in classrooms for curriculum purposes.
SHS

Con

I don't think that it should be allowed during school hours. It has little violence, and has no teaching skills for children. School is for learning, and not for playing games. Mine craft is a game that yes does have some learning, but not enough to be allowed in schools. If you tell a kid to play this game, then what will they learn? How to build a house out of blocks, or how to survive being attacked by zombies? Mine craft is a game that has little learning, and for being allowed in school is pointless. You won't learn anything important, or any life lessons. If children are allowed to play Mine craft during school, you might as well allow them to play any game they want.
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Vote Placed by Quinnciferlium 3 years ago
Quinnciferlium
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Reasons for voting decision: Although this was a short debate, con brought up valid points about why Minecraft should not be allowed in schools.
Vote Placed by Cooldudebro 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: RFD; I don't think con made a good enough reason to not allow it. What really killed con was when he/she admitted it had a little educational value.