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Rockhampton Micro:bit Workshops for Teachers
15 May, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$50.00
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 https://sites.google.com/view/microbit-pd/home
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 https://qsite.edu.au/membership
Enquiry contacts: Judy Fitzgerald 0414781821 and Ron Hamilton 0439535144