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Recent developments in MakeCode now make data-capture from micro:bits very simple via the USB cable. The data can be graphed in real time in MakeCode and exproted as CSV files. Using tools such as Excel and GeoGebra's Spreadsheet View, the data can be manipulated, analysed and modelled. With a pair of...
I have recently run a session for retired engineers and computer professional keen to learn about the micro:bit as a very cheap (£15) tool for their own interest and amusement, but also to be able to support colleagues in schools, academies and colleges to make sensible use of them to support cross-curricular STEM...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses broadly on computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:
*The new National Curriculum Programme of Study for Computing
*Designing a new computing curriculum in your school; adapting previous curriculum models
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on teaching computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:
*Pedagogy of computing in primary schools
*National curriculum programme of study
*Game design in the primary classroom
*Primary – secondary transition...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:
*Computing in the national curriculum
*Computational thinking in the classroom
*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance
*The Behind the Screen...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter covers many topics including:
*Visual development of mobile apps using App Inventor
*Active learning in computing using Lego NXT and Logo
*BYOB, an extension to Scratch that aids abstraction and extension
*Robot simulation using RoboMind...
An article about using the BBC Micro:bit to control a £25 Kitronic self-assembly buggy. The assembled kit makes a line-following buggy. The micro:bit can be used just to control the motion, after calibration, of the buggy as a floor trutle. It can also use the on-board accelerometer sensor to convert it into a "...