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Learn with micro:bit

We are running free webinars and student code-alongs for teachers who want to use micro:bit in the classroom, starting with a series for UK primary teachers.

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

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Webinars 2022

Getting started with the micro:bit

Tuesday 27 September

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.

Tuesday 27 September 2022, 4pm (UK time)

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Student code-alongs 2022

Primary Live

Date/time: 29 June 2022, 1100 - 1200 (BST)

This summer, you and your class can join a LIVE micro:bit coding session with other classes from across the UK. This code-along will be led by Lorna from the Micro:bit Education Foundation who will take your class through step-by-step instructions needed to make a fun summer activity picker!

This live code-along is suitable for ages 8 and above. And don’t worry if you haven’t used micro:bits yet, this session is aimed at beginners.

You can join with or without micro:bits as we will be using the MakeCode editor which has a built in simulator.

Supported by Nominet Social Impact

What you need to take part:

Students will need a laptop/tablet with access to the MakeCode editor (please check your students can access this in advance)

A screen to show the code-along. This will be broadcast on Microsoft Teams

Getting started with micro:bit webinar recording

We understand that taking those first steps with the micro:bit can be daunting, which is why we have made a version of our Getting started with micro:bit webinar always available.