Address: Bishop Challoner Catholic College,,
Institute Road, Kings Heath, ,
Birmingham ,
B14 7EG
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micro:bit in computing Tuesday Jan 23, 2018 from 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Organised by Master Teacher: David AmesDavid Ames Hosted by: Bishop Challoner Catholic College
Tickets: £275.00 booking is closed: Status: publish , Tickets sold:  

Click here for booking - £275 Enthuse bursary available for all state school teachers, technicians and classroom assistants.

During this National STEM Learning Network CPD you will learn how to fully integrate the device into an engaging curriculum that provides opportunities for all. You will also find out which are the most useful tools and add-ons for the micro:bit, saving you money and time.

Participants will take away devices and additional components to repeat the activities back in the classroom.

The day will consist of hands-on coding workshops, including:

  • using the latest tools to program the micro:bit
  • ideas for simple activities using just the micro:bit
  • making the micro:bit interact with the world around us
  • making music on the micro:bit
  • communication between micro:bits

Notional outline for the day (TBC):

09:30 - 10:00 Registration, tea and coffee, introductory activities

10:00 - 10:20 Welcome - updates, overviews - what's new?

10:20 - 11:30 Lighting up LEDs

11:30 - 11:45 Break

11.45 - 12:45 Making music

12.45 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:15 Neopixels and sensors

14:15 - 15:15 Networking with radio

15:15 - 15:30 Action planning

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