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Micro:bit-delivery info

Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by sparklemotion, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. sparklemotion

    sparklemotion New commenter

    Has anyone heard any news on when these are getting shipped out to schools? I'm sure Autumn was mentioned for the release date.
     
  2. madcat

    madcat Occasional commenter

    I think they changed the power supply late on so that pushed everything back. No one seems to want to give a new date -"After Christmas 2015" was popular. Wouldn't be surprised to see some announcement at a London based educational tech. show soon
     
  3. pixiewixiepixie

    pixiewixiepixie Occasional commenter

    Are they still going ahead with this? I thought it had all been shelved because teachers haven't been given any training and started complaining. All my school got was a couple of booklets no one had time to read! They are sitting in a box under my desk with a few other things no one has had the time to look at.
     
  4. tjra

    tjra Occasional commenter

    Snap.

    At this stage in the day, it'd make more sense to roll out training/deliver ready for September 2016 really.
     
  5. colwynexile

    colwynexile Occasional commenter

    And if you've seen the booklets you can tell it wasn't written by a teacher. Not step-by-step by any means
     
  6. madcat

    madcat Occasional commenter

    sparklemotion likes this.
  7. pixiewixiepixie

    pixiewixiepixie Occasional commenter

    "The corporation said it now planned to start giving teachers their own units just after the half-term holidays, to help them plan classes."

    And the name of the planet they live on is .....
     
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