Coding: Getting Started

Highlighting: Micro:bits

There are many coding devices and tools available. For general classroom use, beyond specialty ADST courses, the micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer which is easy to use with students in elementary and secondary school.

Get started by visiting this site and accessing lesson and project ideas. 


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Request a district or regional workshop presentation from the Professional Learning team. 

Search the K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection using keyword 'coding' for reviews of evaluated resources: texts, websites and digital tools.

View the webinar schedule for schedule information.


Other Resource Links

These sites have resources specific to teaching coding and support the development of design skills and computational thinking. Each of the organizations have been involved in supporting the CanCode initiative.

Code BC  Search for Coding resources connected to BC Curriculum.

Science World STEAM Pro-D for K-12 Educators. Apply for summer educator workshops, evening sessions, or request a workshop.

Kids Code Jeunesse  Download easy-to-follow projects for classroom use.

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This project is supported through generous funding from both the Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada, and the Canadian government.

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