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CANCELLED Coding with Micro-bit in the Primary Classroom (4 sessions)

micro:bit Training
At just half the size of a credit card this open source processor can connect to you phone, your computer, tell you how fast its going, talk to other micro:bits around it and help you find buried treasure. All thanks to its built in Bluetooth, accelerometer, radio, USB connector and magnetic sensor. Designed by the BBC for the UK Education System the micro:bit allows both students and teachers experience the world of coding in a fun an interactive way. But don’t worry about getting lost when learning about the micro:bit its has a build in compass to help keep you on the right track

Venue: Monaghan Education Centre
Time:
4.30 - 5.30pm
Dates: 
Monday September 23rd 
Monday October 7th
Monday October 21st
Monday November 4th

Session 1: Micro:bit an introduction. What is it and how do I use it? Basic programs, Inputs and how to use them.

Session2: Loops, Conditions, Functions, Variables and other fun stuff

Session 3: Micro:bit and talking to one another. How to use the radio to communicate to other micro:bits and sending and receiving signals.

Session 4: Project to program. Choose between two projects and try complete them before the end of the session. Use the skills you have developed in the previous sessions.

Course Details

Course Date 23-09-2019 4:30 pm
Course End Date 04-11-2019 5:30 pm
Registration Start Date 20-08-2019
Capacity 25
Available place 24
Cut off date 04-11-2019 4:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Aidan Keeshan
Number Hours 4
Location Monaghan Education Centre

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