Live Online TLC: Making Music w/ micro:bit: CLC WEEK (18+)(3hrs) - A1

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The BBC micro:bit ( is a mini-computer that can be programmed to do amazing things!

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This workshop is intended to prepare you to teach our Making Music with micro:bit lesson plan. Teach it during CLC Week (Dec. 6-10) to join thousands of educators across Canada in a national teach-along that will awaken your students’ imaginations, ambitions and wonder.

In this workshop, we'll create micro:bit versions of our favourite tunes using MakeCode’s block-based programming language, all while applying key coding concepts like sequence, events, conditional statements, functions, etc. Then, we'll dig into a pre-made, self-directed unit you can leverage with your own students that includes options for scaffolding from block-based languages to text-based languages like Python and JavaScript.

*You do not need a micro:bit to participate in this session.

This session may be applied to grades 4-6.

Who is this for?

Our Teachers Learning Code workshop has been designed for primary and middle school teachers with little to no coding experience to be able to teach coding fundamentals to their students. 


None! This workshop is designed for beginners.

What's Included:

  • An awesome lead instructor and industry mentors!


  • You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permissions.
  • Please remember to bring your own powercord. A mouse can come in handy too!
  • You may be required to download some free software. After you sign up we will email detailed instructions.

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