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Jennifer Loetzerich 12 Dec 17
My students have asked me to find a way to incorporate coding into us learning our sight words lol
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☻ Andrew Forgrave 12 Dec 17
Replying to @J_Loetzerich
Depending on their age, you could either have them program, or use micro:bits to display spelling words letter by letter.
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Jennifer Loetzerich 12 Dec 17
Replying to @aforgrave
they are 6-8, haven't used micro:bits, how would that work?
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Peter McAsh 12 Dec 17
Tagging my goto microbits expert. Maybe she can help.
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Michael Leonard 12 Dec 17
Thanks for sharing. I am looking into using as my next step and could use some support on how to begin
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Peter McAsh 12 Dec 17
Tagging (her ears must be burning by now) as the microbit expert.
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Jen Apgar 12 Dec 17
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Lisa Anne Floyd 12 Dec 17
Replying to @JenApgar @pmcash and 8 others
Yes! Love . Happy to send some resources...just dm or email and I can help get you started :)
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Michael Leonard 12 Dec 17
Thanks. I was looking at purchasing a few club packs. Would you suggest the inventor kits as a starting point?
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Lisa Anne Floyd 12 Dec 17
We've been putting some kits together actually. They should be available soon. We're trying to connect to curriculum and selecting what we feel is most worth your while.
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Doug Peterson 12 Dec 17
Are the contents of the kits documented anywhere?
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Lisa Anne Floyd 12 Dec 17
But expect speakers, Alligator clips, motion sensor (doesn't everyone need a Santa scanner?;)), jumper wires.... Will likely have intro and advanced (edge connector, u/s sensor, LEDS etc)
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Michael Leonard 12 Dec 17
I have recently applied for a TLLP with a focus on coding. The possibilities are endless. Thanks for the great contacts and innovative ideas for the classroom.
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Lisa Anne Floyd 12 Dec 17
Awesome! We had a one last year. Good luck!!
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Michael Leonard 12 Dec 17
Thanks! There are a lot of great resources out there. The problem is what is the best starting point and what should be the focus after the
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Lisa Anne Floyd 12 Dec 17
I'm happy to try to help. is awesome. Check out
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Michael Leonard 12 Dec 17
This is amazing stuff. Just what educators need to support them beyond the . I have found that educators need the supports, but the Ss are ready to go and are up for the challenge.
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Fair Chance Learning
Send me a DM, we can build out a starter kit (inclusive of activities) for your students with training for you and your educator peers.
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