SparkFun Presents

The micro:bit Roadshow

The micro:bit Roadshow

Implementing micro:bit in your District

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Join SparkFun to learn about the popular educational tool, micro:bit, and options for bringing it to your district. Through this free, interactive workshop, participants will:

  • Learn what makes micro:bit so popular.
  • Discover how the SparkFun micro:bit ecosystem can be used across an entire district to create a seamless technology experience for students.
  • Hear from local educators who are currently using micro:bit in their schools.
  • Walk away with a micro:bit and ideas for how to implement it in their district.

Locations

San Jose, CAThe Tech Museum
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Hillsboro, OR:Northwest Regional Education Service District
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Chicago, IL:2112 Chicago
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Austin, TX:Ann Richards School for Girls
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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Schedule

Morning Session

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:20 a.m. Welcome
9:20 – 9:30 a.m. Introductory micro:bit Activity
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. micro:bit Paper-Rock-Scissors Activity
As mentioned in EdWeek!
11:00 – 11:10 a.m. Implementation Models: How to Make This Work In Your School
11:10 – 11:30 a.m. SparkFun micro:bit Ecosystem Overview
11:30 – 11:50 a.m. Q & A
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Educator Perspective Panel

Afternoon Session

11:45 – 12:15 p.m. Registration
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Educator Perspective Panel
1:00 – 1:20 p.m. Welcome
1:20 – 1:30 p.m. Introductory micro:bit Activity
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. micro:bit Paper-Rock-Scissors Activity
As mentioned in EdWeek!
3:00 – 3:10 p.m. Implementation Models: How to Make This Work In Your School
3:10 – 3:30 p.m. SparkFun micro:bit Ecosystem Overview
3:30 – 3:50 p.m. Q & A

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Registration limits

Due to space limitations, we are requesting that no more than 3 people from a single district and no more than 1 from a single school attend these events. If you would like to send more people, please contact shelby.landsman@sparkfun.com to make alternative arrangements.

About SparkFun Education:

In addition to the thrill we get from playing with electronics every day, we are motivated and inspired by K-12 educators who teach young people to navigate technology and prepare them for jobs that do not yet exist. We are committed to providing educational tools, materials, and professional development to support tech literacy, hands-on experimentation, and computational thinking. Ultimately, our hope is to spark the creative ingenuity of future STEM professionals who will improve the world as we know it.

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Contact your Program Manager

Shelby Landsman

Shelby Landsman