Integrating computing into Design & Technology – A Beginners Guide
Micro-controlled systems, the Internet of things (IoT) and robotics are elements of 21st century STEM activities. Bringing computing into D&T lessons can provide student powerful insight into engineering and design. But it is not as simple as it sounds, What if you don’t have the computing knowledge or expertise? What if you don’t have the technical resources for physical computing resources, or even the funding to purchase any? Even if you knew what to buy!
To understand and explore the potential of the low cost, micro-controller, micro:bit in the classroom. Complete a hands on practical activity that, possibly write your first computer program, identify aspects that could enhance learning outcomes for students. Explore support resources for the micro:bit
Presented by; Stuart Ball – Regional Network Lead STEM Learning
Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.
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