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Learn with micro:bit

We are running free webinars and student code-alongs for teachers who want to use the BBC micro:bit in the classroom.

Find out more about our upcoming events below and how to sign up.

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Webinars 2023

Getting started with micro:bit

Wednesday 25 January, 4pm (GMT)

A beginners guide to using micro:bit in the primary classroom. We'll cover everything you need to know from turning the micro:bit on to transferring student's code.

We'll answer your questions and show you where to find the resources you need to support your teaching.

If you are teaching primary computing and want to want to introduce physical computing for the first time, this is the session for you.

Register now

Student code-alongs 2022

Festive code-along

Thursday 1 December 2022, 1100 - 1200 (GMT)

Connect your class with primary students across the UK in our festive code-along!

During the live lesson your class will be guided through each of the steps required to code a festive project. There will be class shout outs, interactive activities and each student will come away having written some code.

This live code-along is for ages 8-11 years old and it is helpful that students are familiar with micro:bit before joining.

How to join:
The code-along will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. Register below to receive the link to join.

What you need:
Students will need a laptop/tablet with access to the MakeCode editor (please check your students can access this in advance).
Optional - micro:bits (if you don’t have devices you can use the online simulator).

Register now