Learning Opportunity

Microbit: Next Level Coding Projects

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Darren Maltais
Date:February 27, 2024
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-NC-186
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

With some basic Micro:bit skills under your belt, you and your students are ready to start learning how to take Micro:bit coding to the next level. Hearing and sound, lights, circuits, robotics, arcade games; there are so many exciting topics in which to incorporate Micro:bits into your classes. Your students will also gain some great computer science skills on the way.


This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the Facilitator

Darren Maltais

After years of experience as a classroom teacher, Darren began working as a Technology Integration Facilitator for Black Gold School Division. This year will mark his 10th year in that role! He works collaboratively with teachers and students in over 30 schools, co-creating lessons, projects, and products to help students learn more effectively and make curriculum come alive. He has helped to... Read more »