The micro:bit is a superb tool for delivering the physical elements of a Computing curriculum and it is a fantastic device on which to base a wide range of STEM projects that involve electrical circuits and electronics.
Source: Micro:bit of Things
The Micro:bit is a small, single board computer, a lot like the Raspberry Pi but a lot more useful out of the box. It can be programmed from just about any device, and doesn’t require additional accessories like a Pi would.
Micro:bit of Things is a set of resources for the teacher on getting started and teaching with the Micro:bit.