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  • 22 Oct 2018 6:14 PM
    Message # 6848510

    I am interested in who is using MicroBits and what they are doing with them. We have just got a set at our school and am eager for some single lessons which may get the children doing some sandpit activities with them.

  • 5 Nov 2018 1:12 PM
    Reply # 6888952 on 6848510
    Anonymous

    You might be interested in this webinar from VCAA Mel


    Webinar: micro:bit in Primary, Thursday 8 November , 4.00-5.00pm

  • 11 Jun 2019 3:46 PM
    Reply # 7571854 on 6848510
    Deleted user

    Very late to the game, but in case anyone else is reading later on: the Australian Computing Academy have a handful of courses for microbits (free for year 5-8) on the grok learning platform; both python and block-language are available.

  • 14 Oct 2020 9:08 AM
    Reply # 9301958 on 6848510

    I have used them for a few years, and the best resource I have found is throught he Microsoft Makecode system at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/makecode 

    Not only does it have tutorials and small projects that enable students to learn Microbit, but is have an online GUI that is fantastic. The site also deals with other common tech that are in schools including Minecraft coding. 


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