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Individual lesson plans
Easy to follow individual lesson plans, including a termly overview
Computing curriculum coverage clearly outlined, with ideas for cross-curricular links also included
Separate presentations for each lesson, containing objectives, detailed guidance and challenges for pupils
Completed example programs for every lesson included, with more advanced code available for extension activities
mb4ps.co.uk provides a range of resources to allow primary school teachers to deliver engaging lessons using the microbit. Created by experienced primary school teacher and university lecturer Neil Rickus, the resources have been used with primary school pupils nationwide to introduce physical computing using this exciting new hardware platform.
Along with detailed lesson plans and resources, mb4ps.co.uk provides further information on additional age appropriate resources, details of how to purchase/ hire microbits and guidance on other physical computing devices.
Want a series of microbit lessons delivered in your school? Neil delivers a range of robotics and physical computing workshops for children through Computing Champions. A number of other pupil workshops and teacher CPD sessions are also available.
age appropriate resources
independent, impartial advice
Pupil workshops available
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Other lesson plans / projects
Alternatives approaches to teaching with the microbit, including the use of other languages and example projects
Buying microbits / add-ons
Details of how to purchase microbits, including ideas on how to obtain devices for free and add extra components
Other physical hardware platforms for primary schools are available, which may be more suitable for your pupils
Information on the robotics and physical computing workshops offered by Neil Rickus through Computing Champions