Micro:bit is a small programmable computer that aims to encourage children to learn basic programming skills.
"STIM micro:bit Pack"
1. BBC micro:bit 10 Student Classroom Pack (Code 5616)
2. Motor Driver Board for the BBC micro:bit (Code 5620)
BBC micro:bit 10 Student Classroom Pack (Code 5616) = €140.80
Motor Driver Board for the BBC micro:bit (Code 5620) = €12.10
GRAND TOTAL EXCL. VAT ~ €153
VAT ~ €30
GRAND TOTAL INCL. VAT ~ €183
Transport UPS ~ €27
Total general ~ €210
Educational Foundation is a non-profit organisation enabling children around the world to get creative
with technology and gain digital skills in school, in clubs and at home.
: Super easy to start but with endless possibilities, from elementary school to university!
: Empowering students - 90% of students say it helped show that anyone can code!
: Costs less than most toys, and an entire class set for under the price of a laptop.
In the UK, BBC micro:bit has changed the attitudes amongst UK students and teachers towards coding and ICT/computing.
For students who used the BBC micro:bit [BBC (↗)
- 90% agree that BBC micro:bit helped to show them that anyone can code
- 88% agree that BBC micro:bit helped them to see that coding isn’t as difficult as they thought it was
- 45% said they would definitely do ICT/Computer Science as a subject option in the future, up from 36% before they used BBC micro:bit. This
was even more accentuated for girls, increasing from 23% before they used BBC micro:bit to 39% afterwards, a 70% increase.
And, amongst teachers:
- 75% of teachers have or are intending to use the BBC micro:bit by the end of the summer term
- 85% agree that it has made ICT/Computer Science more enjoyable for their students
- 80% agree that it helped students to see that coding wasn’t as difficult as they thought it would be
- Half of teachers who’ve used the BBC micro:bit say that they now feel more confident as a teacher, particularly those who say they’re
not very confident in teaching Computing.