"Scrappy educators and hackers and YouTubers kept adding stuff on, and it was very much an organic, geek-led movement," says Mimi Ito, a cultural anthropologist at UC Irvine who studies how children and teens use media. She is also the founder of an online Minecraft summer camp.

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