ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — During one of the hottest summers in recent memory, students at Hawfields Middle School are finding a unique way to beat-the-heat and enjoy their last remaining days of “summer freedom.”

In the world of ever-growing technology, the popular open-world building game Minecraft is finding its way into one middle school classroom.

FOX8's Cindy Farmer shows us several ways that the game is being used and how it will affect students during the upcoming school year.

Alamance County students learn from Minecraft