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What is a MICRO:BIT?

The micro:bit is a small programmable device that can do a wide range of things, from saying hi with the LED display to controlling a robot with the GPIO pins. It's easy to play around with and you can see the effects of the code pretty quickly.

It’s fully programmable from www.microbit.org using five different programming languages; Code kingdoms’ JavaScript, The Microsoft block editor, Microsoft touch develop, Python and Microsoft BXT. It even has a Bluetooth smart antenna to connect to smartphones and tablets. Also, it’s equipped with lots of sensors like an accelerometer and a compass.

 

BBC micro:bit - Get ready for a new generation of makers Watch the Video

How to get Started with Microbit

Microbit Teaching Resources

Make a variety of simple coding projects and take a look at the videos of the final result

 

SCRATCH Jnr

Coding for young children

Coding is the new literacy! With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. Free app for iPad

 

 

 

This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW. this s a great story and truly inspirational for kids starting for code.

 

Learn to Coder Interactively for FREE at Codecademy.  Sign up online. The lessons are simple and easy to follow. Or Download the Codecademy APP for iPad which is also FREE Learn Java script, Python, html, etc.

 

HoPSCOTCH CODING

Is another great coding app which is well designed and easy to learn for everyone. It is available for FREE download at iTunes

 

CoDE.ORG

Learn to Code - Guided activities

 

 

 

 

 

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