A cultural anthropologist explains Minecraft so your kid won’t know how clueless you are
- June 6, 2016
- Mimi Ito, MacArthur chair and anthropology and informatics professor, on kids and Mincecarft via Fatherly, June 6, 2016
Luckily for you, just being able to check out your kid’s creations is going above and beyond the typical parent, says Mimi Ito, a cultural anthropologist at UC Irvine and one of the co-founders of a Minecraft summer camp for kids. … “I think it’s really valuable for parents to try to move around and see what the world is like from the kid’s point of view,” says Ito, who also says parents aren’t there to push their children out of the gaming chair, but rather to get invested and make sure things stay educational and cyber bully-free.
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