Your details and plans

The BBC micro:bit has just arrived in school and many teachers will be starting to plan lessons around it. The purpose of the current project is to conduct a short evaluation to gather some information on how teachers and students perceive the device and what can be learned through working with it.  This research is funded by Microsoft and being run by King's College London. The output of the research will also feed into any discussions about future developments or modifications.

This research conforms to King's College London ethical guidelines. Anybody participating in the research will be asked to give their written consent. There are two levels of engagement with this project.

1. Teacher interview only: As a Year 7 teacher, we would like to interview you about your experiences of teaching Year 7 with the Micro:Bit
2. Teacher interview and student focus group: we would like a few schools who would be willing for their year 7 students to participate in focus groups (7-10 students) about their experience, either during a lunchtime or after school.

Initial information gathering will take place in April and May
Interviews and focus groups will take place in June and July.

If you would be interested in supporting this research endeavour please complete the form below!

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* 1. What is your name?

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* 2. What is your email address?

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* 3. What is the name of your school?

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* 4. What is your school's postcode?

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* 5. How many year 7s are there at your school?

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* 6. Have you received all the micro:bits yet for the Year 7s?

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* 7. When are you planning to use the micro:bit in Year 7 lessons? (please describe)

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* 8. What activities have you planned with the micro:bit? (please describe)

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* 9. What Computing have your year 7 students done so far?

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* 10. Would you be willing to take part in our research?

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