San Francisco – December 12, 2019 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The newly expanded and revised second edition of Invent to Learn will be published in Korea by HonReung Science Publishing Company, who published the Korean first edition. The first edition is available online. Stay tuned for an updated publishing date! …

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BBC Micro:bit Micro:bit getting started Handout: Micro:bit getting started with MakeCode plus connecting external motors, LEDs, & speakers/headphones (PDF) Gary Stager’s micro:bit project starter Ideas Scratch (project) Cards for micro:bit (PPT format) (PDF format) Micro:bit software options Microsoft MakeCode programming …

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Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn. …

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Gary Stager will be leading two different workshops, in partnership with Education Technology Specialists Australia, from Brisbane to Perth – May 28 – June 15. The two workshops are: Invent to Learn Masterclass Teaching Coding, Physical Computing and Computational Thinking Register …

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Sylvia Martinez will be a featured speaker at the Future of Educational Technology Conference Jan 23-26, 2018 Orlando, Florida. The fine folks at FETC have supplied a super-special code for you to get a super-special discount to this conference — …

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