Learning Opportunities

Micro:Bits for Engaging Classrooms – Level 2 Elevate

Presented By

Sue Mylde

Series Sessions

Date Time
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Rundle College Junior High 7375 17th Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Grade Levels

Grades 4 - 6, Grades 7 - 9

Target Audience: Gr 4-8 teachers, educational assistants and pre-service teachers are encouraged to attend.

Are you an Elementary teacher looking for ways to bring Computer Science to life with the introduction of the new Elementary Science Curriculum? Are you a Junior High teacher who is looking for ways to elevate your classrooms using digital electronic tools? 

Unlock the potential of Micro:bits in the classroom with these comprehensive sessions for educators.

Level 1 (Beginner) is designed for those who have never used Micro:Bits before. Register for Level 1 Beginner HERE.

Level 2 (Elevate) is designed for those familiar with Micro:Bits but would like to elevate their skills and dive deeper into resources and discovery projects that can be brought into the classroom. You may choose to register for either or both depending on your familiarity with the technology.


Level 2 (Elevate):

Building on the foundational knowledge gained in Part 1, this advanced section takes educators to the next level of Micro:bit proficiency. Participants will explore:

  • Advanced Programming Concepts: Dive into more complex programming structures, exploring loops, conditionals, and functions.
  • Radio Communication: Learn how to use Micro:bits for communication between devices, opening up possibilities for collaborative projects.
  • Data Logging and Analysis: Explore the use of Micro:bits to collect and analyze data, enhancing STEM-related projects.
  • Arcade Games and More: How to design engaging, open-ended, project-based learning experiences that encourage creativity and critical thinking.

Throughout Part 2, educators will gain the skills needed to guide students in more advanced Micro:bit projects, fostering a deeper understanding of programming and technological applications.

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