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Riverview Elementary School art specialist Paul Stanley works with one of the students in the new Minecraft Club, held Mondays and Tuesdays after school.

RVES Minecraft Club teaches members more than how to play a video game

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There may well be some hidden lessons in a video game students at Riverview Elementary School are playing.

Students participating in the new Minecraft Club at RVES might just think they're playing a cool game, but without realizing it, they're also learning elements of reading, math and physics, as well as a few good social skills.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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