Micro:bit for Teachers

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  • Last Update December 2, 2021

Description

Learn the basics of the micro:bit, how it works and how you can start coding simple to complicated curriculum-linked projects and tasks with students in grades 3 to 6. This course is ideally suited to beginners and targeted for teachers of students PreK to 6.

What Will I Learn?

  • Learn the basics of the micro:bit, how it works and how you can start coding simple to complicated curriculum-linked projects and tasks with students in grades 3 to 6. This course is ideally suited to beginners and targeted for teachers of students PreK to 6.

Topics for this course

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What is a mico:bit??

Learn the basic features of a micro:bit and how these features function and can connect to the curriculum, and the classroom.

Micro:bit and data collection?

Get some lesson ideas and programs for how to use the micro: bit in your classroom for lessons around data collection and representation.

Micro:bit and games?

Get some lesson ideas and programs for how to use the micro: bit in your classroom for lessons around games and gamification.

Teaching with a micro:bit?

How to incorporate the micro:bit into your classroom practice. Learn ideas and pedagogical strategies for teaching computer science, design thinking, and computational using this tool and other forms of digital technologies.

Assessing and Reporting with a micro:bit?

Learn strategies and ideas for assessing and reporting on students' understanding and use of the micro:bit and how this connects to broader concepts in computer science, design, and computational thinking.

Micro:bit and Project Based Learning?

Unit ideas and plans for incorporating the micro: bit and Project-Based Learning.

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Material Includes

  • Includes resources and coaching support for implementation in your classroom.

Requirements

  • The course can be completed using the micro:bit emulator located at: https://makecode.microbit.org/
  • However, students are encouraged to purchase a micro:bit for the full experience.

Target Audience

  • Teachers