Did you know that for 65% of people in primary schools, their jobs don’t exist yet. Which makes it very hard for teachers, but exciting for young people because they can create their jobs.
Essentially the Micro:bit has an LED grid great for programming animations, buttons for gaming, a motion sensor or accelerometer, a compass, and Bluetooth connection. Plus it can connect to a Raspberry Pi or Arduino, but it’s a much lower barrier to entry than those devices. It’s open-ended, open-source, infinitely adaptable and 100% designed for kids, opening up tech making to a much wider group and teaching them what it means to program and design with technology.