Investigating the features built into the device. The different ways code can be sent to the device and the increasing complexity that can be afforded by adding other pieces of hardware and sensors. Exploring the extensive, cross curricular resources on the Makecode website. Attendees will use block based coding languages to program the Micro:bit and leave with access to a fully designed course.

Date: 6th March 2020

Closing Date: 21st February 2020

Audience

Primary and Secondary

Rationale

This session is designed to offer attendees hands on experience in exploring the Micro:bit and the online resources to support teachers and learners. It will demonstrate how to introduce and incorporate computing hardware and software solutions to problems identified across the curriculum.

Course Leader

Darren Grant
07592108272
darren.grant@sserc.scot

Cost

£25

The course will be held at SSERC in Dunfermline. Our SSERC buildings are at 2 Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline, KY11 8UU. SSERC is a short (5-10 minutes) walk from Rosyth railway station and close to the end of the A823(M) spur off Junction 2 of the M90 motorway. Car journey times (approximately): Edinburgh – 30 min; Glasgow – 60 min; Aberdeen – 2.5 hours; Inverness – 3 hours.