Micro:bit Magic Workshop for Teachers

  • July 18, 2018 • 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Life Sciences Building, Room 118 Washington University, Danforth Campus

Registration is closed for this workshop. Event is full.

 

Wednesday, July 18, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Life Sciences Building, Room 118 Washington University, Danforth Campus
Instructor: Bill Siever, principal lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University

Are you interested in a fun way to introduce students to Computer Science topics and critical thinking exercises? Do you want to go beyond Scratch and include topics like wireless networking, robotics, and the Internet of Things (IoT)? Do you want to have some time to prepare and practice these activities and have a support network to assist when you have questions? Register for our Micro:bit workshop today! About Micro:bit – a low cost platform developed by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to encourage children to pursue computing and electronics. It includes lights, buttons, an accelerometer, and wireless communication, making it ideal for wearables and robotics.

Engaging Computer Science Activities for Grades 5-12

Workshop Details:

  • It’s a FREE workshop
  • With FOOD: Lunch and continental breakfast included
  • And SWAG: Each participant will receive their own Micro:bit and accessories bundle!
  • Key TAKEAWAY – Classroom-ready exercises suitable for 5-12
  • All you need: Bring your own laptop with internet access and a mobile device.

QUESTIONS? Contact Jaime Gilligan, gilliganj@wustl.edu, 314-935-7170

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