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Jennifer Loetzerich Dec 12
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 Dec 12
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 Dec 12
Replying to @aforgrave
they are 6-8, haven't used micro:bits, how would that work?
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Peter McAsh Dec 12
Tagging my goto microbits expert. Maybe she can help.
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Michael Leonard Dec 12
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 Dec 12
Tagging (her ears must be burning by now) as the microbit expert.
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Jen Apgar Dec 12
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Lisa Anne Floyd Dec 12
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 Dec 12
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 Dec 12
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 Dec 12
Are the contents of the kits documented anywhere?
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Lisa Anne Floyd Dec 12
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 Dec 12
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 Dec 12
Awesome! We had a one last year. Good luck!!
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Michael Leonard Dec 12
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 Dec 12
I'm happy to try to help. is awesome. Check out
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Michael Leonard Dec 12
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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