Thanks to MakeCode, educators who know nothing about programming or electronics can learn enough to use them with their students in a very short time.

And students can jump right in and start building and coding in their very first session!

But which board should you use? The Circuit Playground Express is the most versatile microcontroller for beginners in Adafruit's arsenal, but there are times when the Gemma M0 or the PyBadge really fit the bill.

The following pages below should help you find the board that's best for your needs.

This guide was first published on Aug 06, 2019. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Best Board Run-Down) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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