What is the BBC micro:bit?
The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. It has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that, when programmed, let it interact with you and your world. The new micro:bit with sound adds a built-in microphone and speaker, as well as an extra touch input button and a power button.
Why use BBC micro:bit?
It’s super easy to use, and ready to get started out-of-the-box, with a choice of coding editors for all abilities available.
"Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn."
Dr Gary Stager Ph.D.
Read Gary's micro:bit review here
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The micro:bit foundation is a non-profit organization supporting the BBC micro:bit, a versatile microcontroller board.
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