• Bluetooth basic problem with the micro:bit

    I've recently received my micro:bit and worked through most of the projects in 's blog - great start.

     

    I'm keen to code on my Android tablet and smartphone and then use bluetooth to flash the .hex file to the micro:bit, but I'm not having…

  • The Great micro:bit Education Giveaway - Project Highlights

     

    We recently announced the winners of our Great micro:bit Education Giveaway - in which we distributed 25 micro:bit Club packs to selected educators all over the world…

  • The Great micro:bit Education Giveaway - Winners!

     

     

    What a trip it's been! Way back in August we announced that we would be giving away 25 micro:bit Clubmicro:bit Club packs to educators all over the world, to help…

  • Accessory of the Month | Grove Inventor Kit

    Each month, we're going to shine a light on a kit or accessory that you can use to enhance your micro:bit projects. This month our featured product is the Grove Inventor Kit, developed by Seeed Studio.

     

    What is it?

     

    The Grove System is a modular, standardized…

  • Accessory of the Month | Kitronik Inventor's Kit

    Each month, we're going to shine a light on a kit or accessory that you can use to enhance your micro:bit projects. This month our featured product is the Kitronik Inventor's Kit, available for purchase now from Farnell element14.

    What is it?…

  • The Great micro:bit Education Giveaway!

     

     

    Hello Community!

     

    WINNERS HAVE NOW BEEN SELECTED! SEE THEM HERE:

     

    The Great micro:bit Education Giveaway - Winners!

     

    Back to School season is upon us! For many students…

  • Teachers Wanted! Test micro:bit kits and accessories in the classroom with element14

     

     

    As the exclusive manufacturer of the BBC micro:bit, Farnell element14 has access to a wide variety of kits and accessories, designed to expand the possibilities of what can be…

  • element14 presents: A day of BBC micro:bit ideas

    The compact design and multiple features of the BBC micro:bit allow for a wide range of opportunities to incorporate the device into your day to day life. Once your students have got the hang of programming the device to perform simple functions, you…

  • BBC micro:bit FAQs

     

    When will the BBC micro:bit be available to purchase?

    The BBC micro:bit is available for UK purchase now from either Farnell element14 or CPC. Please note there is a minimum order quantity of 90 units.

     

    When will the BBC micro:bit be available to purchase…

  • Cambourne Electronics and Robotics Club Certification Ceremony

    Cambourne Electronics and Robotics Club (CERC) celebrated the certification ceremony of more than 20 students who took part in the element14 Summer Code Challenge. The event was marked by a short demonstration of the projects by all kids. They made their…

  • Cambourne Electronics & Robotics Club begins the Summer Challenge

    The students of the Cambourne Electronics and Robotics Club (CERC) were excited to win the element14 Summer Challenge and immediately got started with the BBC Micro:bits and the Kitronik Inventory kit. CERC conducted two sessions on Sunday 18th August…

  • micro:mag - Unofficial micro:bit Community Magazine

    I did not see this posted anywhere else, so hopefully this is not a duplicate.

     

    There was a post on LinkedIn from Parallax regarding their cyber:bot being featured in the latest micro:mag, and I was taken aback since I was not aware the little board had…

  • [PROJECT] BBC Micro:bit – Light Theremin by Cabe

    A shot of the complete circuit. (via me)

     

    Digital musical instruments are in every facet of music today. Arguably, you can trace digital music’s origin to the original Theremin. Today, the Theremin is more of an art installation than a practical instrument…

  • My journey with Micro:bit

    I have been teaching programming and electronics for more than two years now. Using the Arduino ecosystem. And I loved it. And most kids older than 5th grade loved it too. But I found that, for younger kids it was a challenge. So I incorporated Scratch…