Asia Pacific’s Next Top Coder 2018

A Minecraft: Education Edition coding championship to teach a time in history.

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Theme

Technology revolutionizes the way we teach and learn. The mission was to impart a time in history through Minecraft: Education Edition and enhance it with code using Microsoft MakeCode.

Scoring: 40% Minecraft world creativity, 50% code using Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft and 10% on a 150 to 200-word synopsis

Submission Example

Come visit my world to embark on a trail that takes you on a learning journey through Singapore’s Water Story. Through various stops, this guided trail leads you back in time to discover how in the face of water scarcity, Singapore has come up with creative ways…

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Winners

Students across 20 Asia Pacific countries represented their country on 7 December 2018.

Champion from Indonesia: Michael Hamonangan Sitorus

1st Runner Up from Singapore: Lee Jun Hui

2nd Runner Up from New Zealand: Jonathan Squirrell

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Prizes

All winners walked away with a Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges set and a Microsoft Coaching Program

Additonal prizes included for Champion: BBC Micro:bit, 1st Runner Up: Empire Code T-shirt, 2nd Runner Up: Empire Code Cap

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