Code in the
Classroom

We bring our programs to where the real learning happens: classrooms and libraries. Discover our coding workshops and activities, and find out how we can bring new and exciting training tools directly to your school.

Micro:bit

Classroom Workshop

2 hours grade 3 - 7 beginner

Our Code in the Classroom: Micro:bit workshop is hands-on learning, centred around computational thinking and block-based coding. The inexpensive micro:bit is a hit with kids and teachers alike, and offers a multitude of features inspiring them to create with code. A KCJ instructor will guide you and your students as you build digital skills for creative learning.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Introductory Computational Thinking
  • Basics of Physical Computing
  • How coding connects with a variety of subjects

WHAT YOU’LL KEEP

  • Full 2-hour lesson plan
  • Classroom coding kit
  • Additional resources

The Mighty Micro:bit

The micro:bit is a small programmable computer that promotes inclusive and creative learning that primes students to explore the rich potential of physical computing. Use it to teach any subject, from science to physical education.

EXPLORE

Art:bit

Go further with micro:bit. Art:bit, our new app, combines the physicality of the micro:bit with the creativity and easy animation of Scratch.

DISCOVER

Code Club

Want to help your students keep improving their coding skills? Code Club is a network of free clubs run by volunteers across every province and territory. We provide all the materials and support you need to start an extracurricular or lunch program at your school or library. We can also help you find volunteers.

START A CLUB