Rockhampton Micro:bit Workshops for Teachers

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Rockhampton Micro:bit Workshops for Teachers

15 May, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue: Emmaus College, Yaamba Road Campus

Workshop Leader: Tim Stephens

This workshop for primary and secondary teachers interested in introducing students to Physical Computing and coding will be led by Mr Tim Stephens and will be held in the Library on the Yaamba Road Campus.

The Micro:bit is a device designed in the UK by the BBC for use in computer education. It has Bluetooth and USB connectivity, has a 25 LED display and two programmable buttons. The Micro:bit V2 has additional functionality including a microphone and speaker. The workshop will cater for both.

Teachers will preferably need to bring a laptop but an iPad can also be used. Tim will use the following website for his PD resources

To attend the Workshop please click on the Registration link below.

What to Bring:

For the best experience bring a laptop that has a usb port. Other devices such as iPads and mobile phones can be used but you need to install the Microbit App and then access the wifi for it to work.

There will be 2 sessions:

Beginners @ 8:30 – 12:30pm

Advanced @ 1:00 – 5:00pm

Cost per session: $50

All QSITE members will receive a free Micro:bit V2 worth $30

Lunch will be supplied for those who attend BOTH sessions.

To become a QSITE member – Link to Join/renew Membership

Enquiry contacts: Judy Fitzgerald 0414781821 and Ron Hamilton 0439535144


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15 May, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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QSITE Rockhampton


Emmaus Middle School Library
362 Yamba Road
North Rockhampton, Queensland 4700 Australia
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