View Seminar: Intro to MicroBits

Seminar NameIntro to MicroBits
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Seminar Short DescIn this workshop, teachers will learn how to use MicroBits for coding and gain ideas for incorporating them into their lessons to enhance student learning and engagement.
Seminar Full DescThis workshop is designed to provide teachers with an introduction to the MicroBit - a small, programmable computer that can be used in a wide range of educational settings. Over the course of the workshop, teachers will learn the basics of coding using the MicroBit, explore a range of programming activities, and gain practical ideas for incorporating MicroBits into their lessons. By the end of the workshop, teachers will have the confidence and skills to start using MicroBits in their classrooms to enhance student learning and engagement.
Seminar Date09/20/2023
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register09/19/2023      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
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Seminar AudienceElementary, Middle, and High School teachers of all disciplines
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Seminar Topics, Concepts & Resources- MicroBits
- Basics of Coding
- Student Engagement
- Computational Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- Hands-on Activities
Seminar Broadcast NotesPlease bring a laptop or tablet with Bluetooth enabled. Mac, PC or iPad are fine.
Seminar Objectives- To provide teachers with an understanding of the capabilities and potential uses of MicroBits in the classroom.
- To teach teachers the basics of coding using the MicroBit platform.
- To provide practical ideas and activities for incorporating MicroBits into lesson plans across various subject areas.
- To inspire teachers to use MicroBits as a tool for promoting problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking skills in their students.
- To build teachers' confidence in using MicroBits and other technology tools for educational purposes.
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Assessment of Learning- Participant learning will be assessed by participating in a "MicroBit Challenge". Participants will work in small groups and be given a task to solve using the MicroBit.
- Participants will work collaboratively to create several lesson ideas that incorporate MicroBits
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SiteCA BOCES - Southern Tier West
LocationLarge Room and DL Room
Site StatusRegional
Duration6 Hours
Rolling Online CourseNo
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Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopIntro to MicroBits
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours5.50
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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Provider517 - Model Schools
Category517 - Model Schools
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Added ByLaurie Sledge
Seminar Id8665

CTLE Activities

  • Content
  • Pedagogy


Districts That Can Send Participants

  • Allegany-Limestone Central School
  • Andover Central School
  • Belfast Central School
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Fillmore Central School
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Friendship Central School
  • Genesee Valley Central School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Olean City Schools
  • Pioneer Central School
  • Portville Central School
  • Randolph Academy
  • Randolph Central School
  • Salamanca City Schools
  • Scio Central School
  • Wellsville Central School
  • West Valley Central School
  • Whitesville Central School
  • CA-BOCES Admin
  • CA-BOCES Exceptional Education
  • CA Teacher Center

Learning Standards

  • 1 Knowledge Students and Student Learning
  • 2 Knowledge of Content and Instruction
  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 7 Professional Growth