Millions of the BBC micro:bit are now in schools. Never before has so much power been accessible to children at such a low price. We will explore and use a variety of programming environments, similar boards, and accessories. Not only is it …

Masterclass: Coding and Physical Computing Across the Curriculum with the micro:bit Read more »

Translated by Jenny Sendova – Senior Researcher at Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, Bulgaria) Read other translations here. Осемте големи идеи, на които се гради Лабораторията по конструкционизъм от Сиймър Пепърт Първата голяма идея е учене чрез …

Eight Big Ideas of Constructionist Learning Laboratory (Bulgarian Translation) Read more »

The best construction kit for learners just got better! I have been teaching robotics to children and their teachers since 1987, not out of a desire to prepare kids for emerging careers or because it sounds futuristic, but because computing …

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The maker movement’s tricky little pal, Josh Ajima, solicited ideas for a 1-hourBBC  micro:bit workshop on Twitter. Anyone have a good micro:bit workshop they like to do? Hour long activity for middle to high school students as an optional activity …

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Invent to Learn Programming, Physical Computing, and Engineering Across the Curriculum Code, invent, and create in this cutting-edge masterclass! 2019 offers exciting new opportunities for physical computing and coding, featuring remarkable new technologies. This workshop will introduce remarkable new technologies that …

June Invent to Learn Masterclasses in Vic & NT Read more »

In Chapter Four of our new book, Invent to Learn – Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, we discuss the importance of prompt setting as a basis for project-based learning. I argue that “a good prompt is worth 1,000 …

The Subtlety of Prompt Setting Read more »