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5 Posts authored by: zren
And now the continuation of the previous blog.   As I mentioned there are ten micro:bit kits, and that allows me to have ten teams. Each team chose a different project and they had three weeks to finish them and present a quick three-minute summary of their experiences and results. In the end 9 out of the 10 teams finished their projects. Not only that, but most of the teams decided to modify the original projects and add extra instructions, giving them their own spin.   This is my ...
A couple of weeks ago I began a journey of discovery, followed by my merry band of sixth graders. We were on a quest to discover the wonderful properties the micro:bit could offer us on this trip into uncharted territory. I shared with you what my first experiences with this device were. Now I will tell you about the students´experiences, challenges, joy and inconveniences. Since I only have the kit with the ten micro:bits and a class of twenty-one students, I decided to divide the class ...
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Discovering the Micro:Bit

Posted by zren Nov 6, 2018
I am part of the 21st century!   I have been a teacher for the last 23 years, and one of the constants of the job is that you always need to keep learning, and this means you are never the same teacher: New knowledge means new experiences, which in turn become new ways of teaching. I am not an engineer. I do not have a background in electronics.   However, I enjoy playing, discovering and learning. So I decided to participate in this giveaway promoted by Element 14 where I could recei ...
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Descubriendo el Micro:bit

Posted by zren Nov 7, 2018
¡Por fin soy parte del siglo XXI!   He sido maestro por los últimos 23 años, y una de las constantes de este trabajo ha sido el hecho de siempre estar listo para seguir aprendiendo, lo que significa que nunca eres el mismo docente:Nuevos conocimientos significan nuevas experiencias, lo que a su vez significa nuevas formas de enseñar.   No soy un ingeniero. No tengo experiencia o conocimientos de electrónica.   Sin embargo, disfruto de jugar, descubr ...
zren

Descubriendo el Micro:bit

Posted by zren Nov 6, 2018
am part of the 21st century!   I have been a teacher for the last 23 years, and one of the constants of the job is that you always need to keep learning, and this means you are never the same teacher: New knowledge means new experiences, which in turn become new ways of teaching. I am not an engineer. I do not have a background in electronics.   However, I enjoy playing, discovering and learning. So I decided to participate in this giveaway promoted by Element 14 where I could receive ...