Tech Tool of the Month: micro.bit – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, you were introduced to the BBC micro:bit and the Microsoft MakeCode virtual micro:bit simulator. The BBC micro:bit is a small, but mighty, handheld and programmable micro-computer. It can be used to create robots, code games, play virtual instruments and much more. If you are looking for a free option, … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: micro.bit – Part 1

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Computer Science Education Week is the perfect time to share an extremely cool tech tool called the BBC micro:bit. In this blog, I am going to discuss what micro:bit is and share Microsoft’s MakeCode for micro:bit. The BBC micro:bit is a small, but mighty, handheld and programmable micro-computer. Read all about it’s features here. It … read more »


Tech Tool(s) of the Month: Flipgrid and Anchor

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The day after Thanksgiving is more than just a day of shopping. It is also the National Day of Listening. This unofficial holiday began in 2008 by StoryCorps whose mission is to “provide Americans of all beliefs and backgrounds a time to record, preserve, and share the stories of their lives.” This day was chosen … read more »


What’s the Buzz: Sustainable Development Goals

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August 19th is World Humanitarian Day.  It is a day designated by the United Nations to advocate for the safety and security of humanitarian aid workers, and for the survival, well-being, and dignity of people affected by crises.  Humanitarian aid workers may be conceptually difficult for some students to understand. It may also be hard … read more »