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Friday, November 15 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Cyber Fundamentals with the micro:bit (Part 2 of 2) (LIMITED CAPACITY SESSION)

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PLEASE NOTE: This session has a limited capacity of 30 people. Seating is first-come, first-serve; advance RSVP is not available and adding a session to your agenda in Sched does not guarantee you a seat. This is a two part session and attendees are expected to stay for both parts. 

Cyber Fundamentals with micro:bit is ideal for introducing block-based coding at the elementary and middle school level. The micro:bit is a versatile, affordable platform whose applications will grow with your students' skills. In this two-hour workshop, teachers will work through the basics of block-based coding and learn how to integrate micro:bit projects into their classroom. No prior coding experience required! Teachers will receive access to free curriculum resources.

With (www.parallax.com) and Cyber Innovation Center (www.nicerc.org)

avatar for Joe McAdam

Joe McAdam

Curriculum Development Specialist, CYBER.ORG
Joe MacAdam is a Curriculum Development Specialist for CYBER.ORG, focusing on High School content. Prior to CYBER.ORG, Joe spent 4 years teaching a variety of subjects - Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and CYBER.ORG’s own Cyber Literacy, Cyber Science, and Physics - in New Orleans, LA... Read More →
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Andy Lindsay

Applications Engineer, Parallax
Andy Lindsay will stand in for Ken Gracey and teach this workshop. Andy is celebrating his 20th year as a Parallax applications engineer and has authored eight educational textbooks to date. These books have gained widespread acceptance with over a million Parallax robotics education... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm EST
Northstar 1
  Friday Block 5