Asociația ȘTIM (STEM Education)  

"STIM Micro:bit Pack"

  

Micro:bit is a small programmable computer that aims to encourage children to learn basic programming skills.

"STIM micro:bit Pack" contains:

1. BBC micro:bit 10 Student Classroom Pack (Code 5616)
www.kitronik.co.uk/5616-bbc-microbit-classroom-pack.html (↗)

2. Motor Driver Board for the BBC micro:bit (Code 5620)
www.kitronik.co.uk/5620-motor-driver-board-for-the-bbc-microbit-v2.html (↗)


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 ~ €32
GRAND TOTAL INCL. VAT ~ €185
Transport UPS ~ €25
Total general ~ €210

The Micro:bit 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.

EASY: Super easy to start but with endless possibilities, from elementary school to university!
LIFE CHANGING: Empowering students - 90% of students say it helped show that anyone can code!
AFFORDABLE: 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.