Lesson 5: Programming a Scoreboard

Children get to see their coding come to life when using the BBC micro:bit as a scoreboard for a rock, paper, scissors tournament

Learning Objectives

  • Creating a program

  • Decomposing a program

  • Writing an algorithm

  • Debugging a program

Lesson Plan

Programming a scoreboard using computing skills
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micro:bit Scoreboard.hex
Scoreboard Algorithm Sheets
Created by:
Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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