"Creating Cool Stuff": Pupils' Experience of the BBC micro:bit

@article{Sentance2017CreatingCS,
  title={"Creating Cool Stuff": Pupils' Experience of the BBC micro:bit},
  author={Sue Sentance and Jane Waite and Steve Hodges and Emily MacLeod and Lucy Yeomans},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education},
  year={2017}
}
  • Sue Sentance, Jane Waite, L. Yeomans
  • Published 8 March 2017
  • Education
  • Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
The recent introduction of computer science (CS) education into schools in many countries has led to a surge in interest in programming tools and approaches which make CS concepts and tasks engaging, motivating and accessible to all. There is renewed interest in supporting learning through physical computing, which has been shown to be motivational whilst offering opportunities for collaboration and creativity. Within this context the BBC recently led a collaborative venture in the UK to… 

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