We're excited to announce that Learning Developments will be at uLearn 2019, which is being held in Rotorua from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th of August. We've got a very special guest presenting too...
One lucky student from St. Mary's had won themselves aMicro:Bit Starter Kit as a runner-up prize from our previous competition in conjunction withKiwi Kids News. We ran a mini-lesson with some students that are particularly interested in the Micro:Bit's.
We’ve recently provided 200 micro:bit devices to the Mind Lab for the teacher education programme. We support the exceptional work they do, recognizing that forwards thinking is the key to successful future learning.
The micro:bit foundation has won the Tech for Teachers - 2018 award, for the second consecutive time. This is a prestigious award that focuses on classroom impact, innovation, teaching and learning, value for money and long-term potential.
The new kid on the block (BBC Micro:Bit) is really making some moves. However, the Arduino has made a great impact in the not so distant past and is considered the learning and makers platform of choice. So why use the micro:bit?
With the release of the draft Digital Technology Curriculum, the media is reporting that primary teachers will be teaching kids to ‘code’. Some even feel it is not needed and misses the point of 21st-century learning, but that is not its intention.