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Ideas and resources relating to physical computing and inclusive computing education

micro:bit Logic Gates Practical (Updated)

In a previous post I presented a practical logic gates lesson using the BBC micro:bit, however it required quite a lot of setup and didn’t involve the students in programming the micro:bits. The original post can be found here. In… Continue Reading →

Cross-Curricular micro:bit Activities

This set of activities were designed to demonstrate how the micro:bit can be used to bring programming to the science classroom. There are three activities, two of which are adapted from tasks originally developed by the STEM centre. Activity 1:… Continue Reading →

BBC micro:bit for Visually Impaired Learners

I have recently been working with visually impaired children and wanted to investigate how physical computing could be made accessible to them. I decided to focus on the BBC micro:bit at it is currently a popular choice of physical computing… Continue Reading →

Arduino and Linker Introduction

TheĀ Linker Base shield enables a range of components to be easily connected to the Ardunio Uno. This tutorial will cover how to program the Arduino to control 3 LEDs.

microbit Logic Gates Practical

microbit Logic Gates Practical Overview: I wanted a hands on way to teach logic gates and truth tables to my students, so I decided to program a set of microbits to act like logic gates. These logic gates could then… Continue Reading →

BBC microbit Lessons for Micro Python

microbit Lessons Overview: This is a set of BBC microbit lessonsĀ I developed using Micro Python. It features six lessons in the form of PowerPoint workbooks. You can either use the Python editor on the micro:bit website or you can download… Continue Reading →

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