App Inventor 1

Ages 10 – 12

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The MIT App Inventor platform is a visual programming language that will kickstart your kid’s interest in mobile app development.
Create Your Very Own Mobile App
With the right tools in hand and the right training, your kid is now ready to create an app that he is proud to show off to you.
Learn User Experience/ User Interface Design
Think from the user’s perspective and how they will act and react to different parts of the mobile interface and feedback to you about it.

 

Create the next B I G Thing

Google Maps, WhatsApp, Instagram have become our everyday essential apps and your child may be the creator of the next B I G thing that you will use in your life. We nurture future leaders in technology by allowing students to explore the path of mobile app development. The MIT App Inventor 2 Platform help students to create fully functional mobile apps that can be launched into the app store!

With an intuitive, visual drag-and-drop programming, the App Inventor allows students to apply computational thinking and creativity to design their own apps and put them to test immediately on their phones. They can build simple fun apps such as Countdown Timer, Racing Game, Robot Shooter Game and more!

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App Inventor 1’s goal is to introduce mobile app programming, instill confidence and an adventurous spirit for students to continue exploring to become little app creators. This course is suitable for students aged 10-12 in the current year. Want to find out more? Check out our FAQs.

I have enjoyed this lesson and learn how to program. I realized that learning new things is very fun and I can share them with my friends.Enoch, 11

Outline

Introduction to App Inventor and its Interface
Learn about the Smartphone and its touch Interface
Load and run mobile Apps

Events-Driven Programming
Use Variables and Procedures

Graphics and Animation
Conditional/comparison Operators
Make animations come alive on your mobile phone

Development of own Project
Pour your knowledge into the cauldron to develop an interactive game

Project Showcase

Class Format

5 x 2 Hours
5 sessions, 2 hours per session
Weekly / 5 days intensive
$445
2 Full-Day Camp
2-day, full day camp | 9am – 4pm
Lunch and snacks provided
$485
(Accelerated) App Inv 1+2 - 5 x 3.5 Hours
P201 & P202: App Inventor 1 & App Inventor 2
5 sessions, 3.5 hours per session
$725

For Students

Ages 10 to 12 or
Collected six or more Young Computer Scientist Badges or
Passed the placement test with Coding Lab

Course Structure

All materials and equipment provided (Including tablets)
Maximum 1:8 Instructor-Student ratio
10 hours duration


Locations & Schedules

Upp Bukit Timah

264 Upper Bukit Timah Road #03-06, 588208


Parkway Parade

80 Marine Parade Road #10-06, 449269


Grassroots Club

190 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, 568046


Testimonials


App Inventor Dec Holiday Camp 2016

Ever wondered how much kids enjoy coding and what they learn during our App Inventor classes? Our young tech stars tell you more in this short clip below. Enjoy!



Catch the Balls Game by Yan Liang, 11-years old

Yanliang developed this augmented reality (AR) game which utilises the webcam – use your hand to catch the balls while avoiding the bomb.



William and Joshua Teach Coding Part 2: Math and Reaction Time (Playing the Game)

In this 2nd video, William tries out Joshua’s game. Will he beat his score? Watch to find out. Also, meet our wacky bunch of kids!

Jazzing up Saturday Afternoons at our Tinkering Garage class.


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