CDS is one of the formal Microbit partners in the BBC Make it Digital Initiative. Working with other major UK organisations – just to name a few STEMNET, Raspberry Pi Foundation, The Open University, CISCO, Code Club, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Decoded – we will develop, pilot and produce learning resources to support teachers and learners to get creative with coding.
A year of making with the BBC micro:bit - Creative Digital Solutions had an opportunity in 2016 to design and deliver a range of workshops using the BBC micro:bit.. We worked with communities from diverse backgrounds brining science and culture and creative thinking together. By popular request we have made some of the resources available these include Programming the BBC micro:bit to speak hieroglyphs and…Read more A year of making with the BBC micro:bit
The Internetable of anything to everything in my pocket - As Creative Digital Solutions enters its third year we thought we would take this opportunity to share with you some of our research and thinking. This particular short article and video presents part of our vision on “The Internetable of anything to everything in my pocket”. Dr. Patricia Charlton was invited to give a cross-disciplinary…Read more The Internetable of anything to everything in my pocket
Making history – the micro:bit revolution - Making history with every year 7 student The project partners came together to celebrate an important milestone for the Micro bit project of delivering the device to every year 7 student. To celebrate this achievement a micro:bit opened the London Stock Exchange Today with ‘a little help’ from BBC director general Tony Hall. Tony Hall paid tribute to the creative and…Read more Making history – the micro:bit revolution
The Micro Bit Project - On Tuesday 7th July 2015 the micro:bit was launched for the world to see. It is impossible to express the excitement and ‘electric’ atmosphere of the partners working together to prepare and deliver the launch of the micro:bit. The commitment and the spirit of the project brings with it a community that is stimulating…Read more The Micro Bit Project
Micro Bit at UAL Staff Development Programme - Last March BBC launched its Make It Digital programme. It has partnered with 25 organisations to create a small programmable device nicknamed the Mircro Bit that, later this year, will be given out to every child in year 7 in the UK. As one of the 25 official partners, CDS will support this fantastic endeavour…Read more Micro Bit at UAL Staff Development Programme
Kids making the digital talk their language – ‘Make It Digital’ with the BBC - Today, Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC, launched BBC Make It Digital programme – an exciting endeavour to inspire kids and young people to get creative with coding, programming and technology. We are every excited to be part of this programme, in which we will collaborate with major UK organisations (such as STEMNET, Raspberry Pi…Read more Kids making the digital talk their language – ‘Make It Digital’ with the BBC