specialization in gamification the learning process

Our specialty is to create experiential learning with an emphasis on pedagogical goals, on a familiar and favorite platform for children.

Integrating Microsoft Technologies into Learning

As longtime partners of Microsoft’s leading company. We develop, implement and implement advanced learning tools

Integration of pedagogical elements in the fields of science

As part of a collaboration with the Davidson Institute, we created educational games in the fields of chemistry and science teaching.

Israel's legacy to the Jewish community

We have transformed the heritage studies and knowledge of Israeli holidays into experiential, empowering and educational games.

What is Minecraft education?

ינשוף טופ-אדיו גיימז

Minecraft is a kind of a sand box game, which contains a virtual world where the player can create imaginatively using Lego-like cubes. Minecraft is a network-based game that Microsoft acquired a few years ago and is successful all around the world and now in Israel as well. The educational Minecraft is rich and a significant educational tool in various subjects. The goal of integrating Minecraft into education is to develop a different learning method than that of the traditional ways, creating curiosity, interest and challenge among students, which will lead to learning that is more significant.

The integration of Minecraft into education has several significant advantages

  • The integration of Minecraft into education has several significant advantages
  • The students go through a learning process, memory improvement and technological skills development- without even feeling that they are learning, but playing.
  • The form of the game can be personal/individual, group, class and even community
  • Full control for the teacher: the students are in a limited educational space with a clear goal. The degree of the teacher’s control and the student’s independence is subject to the game’s guideline.

Meet Our Team of Experts

Top-Edu Games was founded by pioneers of the world of techno-pedagogy in Israel and the leaders of the Minecraft field of education.

Yoav Baruch, CEO

Served as an education officer in the IDF. As part of his position, he commanded the “Havaya” course (meaning “education and knowledge of Israel”) and specialized in training “makam” soldiers (meaning  “center for advancing special populations”). He holds a B.A and M.A degree from the Hebrew University. As the VP of Ness Technologies, he established and managed the company’s training division. Served as a member of the management and manager of the consultant and training division of One1 Company. After around twenty years of experience in the world of technological training and information systems, Yoav established Top-Edu.

Yoel Levi, Pedagogical Consultant

Holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education and worked in the education system for around 30 years in national supervision and management positions. Specialized in work with new immigrants and teaching methods development. Former Director of Secondary Education in the Ministry of Education’s “Shachar” Division.

Shalom Nehaisi, TopEdu Games manager

Active in the high-tech industry’s fields of training, professional consulting and management of computer communication. Has lead training courses in John Bryce College, High-Tech College, Ness, IDF, Israel Post, Sella, Bezeq, Sivan and various government ministries. Served as a professional consultant for production of Microsoft official books in Hebrew. Certified Microsoft instructor (MCT).

Pnina Avraham, Project Manager and Games Developer

Mie- of Microsoft, instructor of the office subjects and specializes in instruction for special and at-risk population.

Noy Milchen, A world development expert at Minecraft

A student promoting youth in social work studies, expert in developing educational games in Minecraft platform.

Harel Baruch, World developer

מתכנת ובונה עולמות במיינקראפט מרגע שחרורו מצה"ל

Adi Anaf, Financial Control Manager

Ifat Bachar-Marsh, CFO

An active partner in the establishing team of Top-Edu and currently serves as VP of Finance and Control. Expert in payroll and financial control. She has twenty years of experience in the fields of operations, finance and project management. She coordinated the human resource and customer relations management fields at Top-Edu. Over the years, she served as a CFO and Director of Operations in the training departments of Ness Technologies and One1.
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