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micro:bit LIVE 2021

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micro:bit LIVE 2021

micro:bit LIVE 2021 will be held virtually on December 3rd and 4th. Connect with educators, researchers, and tech developers from around the world showcasing the latest innovations and best practice in the micro:bit community.

Call for proposals

  • Call for proposals opens September 13th and closes October 18th.
Submit your proposal now

Registration

  • Registration opens November 4th.

Program committee

Dr. Tzeng Jeng Nan, Soobi Project, National Cheng Chi University

Elaine Atherton, Scratch

Elisa Cristi, Administración Nacional de Educación Pública (ANEP-DGEIP)

Jacqueline Russell, MakeCode

Jacy Edelman, Scratch

João Adriano Freitas, Brazilian Network of Creative Learning

Jon Haavie, Teknisk Museum Norway

Konstantinos Andronikidisis, European Schoolnet

Martha Jez, Fair Chance Learning

Michelle Borda, Michifuzz

Mohd Azrul Che Mustapha, Maktab Rendah Sains MARA Merbok, Malaysia

Rodrigo Fabrega Lacoa, Fundacion Cruzando

Sara Hata, Japan Community Lead, Micro:bit Eduactional Foundation

Tanya Riach, New South Wales Department of Education

Chair: Rachel Lancaster, Micro:bit Educational Foundation

Last year's event

micro:bit LIVE 2020 virtual logo

Over two days 750 attendees from all over the world watched 43 speakers from 16 countries, aided by 11 moderators from Fair Chance Learning and the 12 committee members who brought this event together.

Here are two talks to give you a taster:

  • A lightning talk from US teacher Yolanda Payne about making micro:bit and micro:bit classroom integral in teaching and professional development.
  • A longer presentation where Peli and Jacqueline from Microsoft share their top 10 MakeCode tips and tricks.

Connections in the classroom

Top 10 MakeCode tips

Other talks included:

  • Making micro:bit interactive pets that respond to sound
  • Remote learning with micro:bit
  • Introductions to Python and MakeCode

You can easily access these sessions and more on our YouTube channel:

Watch the micro:bit LIVE playlist