MakeCode for Micro:bit and Minecraft: Education Edition

31jul8:30 am3:30 pmMakeCode for Micro:bit and Minecraft: Education Edition

Event Details

The micro:bit is sweeping the globe as an accessible, inclusive approach to computing education that combines the magic of making with the power of code.  The maker education movement has proven to engage and interest girls and other nontraditional CS student populations through creative, personally meaningful projects.  Learn how combining the maker mindset with computational thinking can result in transformational learning experiences for all students.  By the end of this session attendees will know how to construct and download simple programs to their micro:bit, and they will know where to find curriculum & resources for their classrooms.  You will also learn how to use MakeCode to control the Agent in Minecraft: Education Edition. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) hands-on session for all levels (no prior computer science experience required).  Download the micro:bit Windows 10 app here:


(Tuesday) 8:30 am - 3:30 pm