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Getting started: Introduction

Getting started

The BBC micro:bit is an award-winning programmable device that allows students to get hands-on with coding and digital making. Use it to inspire your students to recognise the power of technology in the real world.

These first steps will help you get started and ready to teach with the micro:bit.

Don't have a micro:bit yet? Visit our product pages.

Create your first program online and transfer the code to your micro:bit.

Discover our free resources for educators and start teaching with the micro:bit.

Find out more

Explore more about the micro:bit and browse our free teaching resources.