BBC micro:bit news – Owning your own ‘satellite’ just moved a step closer

Since the BBC micro:bit has been arriving in schools up and down the country, students and teachers have been embarking upon a huge range of STEM projects and coding activities inspired by the small, pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology. The following article was originally posted on the Microsoft News…


BBC micro:bit: pocket-sized codeable computer available to all

The following post originally appeared on the Microsoft UK News Centre, announcing the availability of the BBC micro:bit in the Microsoft Store. A mini-computer that UK schoolchildren have turned into watches, stepometers and musical instruments has now been released for general sale across the country. The BBC micro:bit, which has been handed to 800,000 youngsters…