Holiday Camp: Make Your Own Apps! (Age 9-11)

Holiday Camp: Make Your Own Apps! (Age 9-11)


This holiday camp empowers students through teaching them problem-solving using technology to build mobile apps.

 

From introducing fundamental computer science concepts, applying Design Thinking process to utilizing App Inventor as a language, we guide students to apply problem-solving skills to their daily lives. Adapting a curriculum used in Silicon Valley, we cover user­-centric design and mobile app development. Students receive personal guidance from our professional trained instructors in thinking through algorithms, decomposing problems and formulating multiple solutions.

Introduction to Computer Programming

  • Introduction to computer programming, algorithms and basic logic controls.
  • Creating their first app and familiarizing with App Inventor.
  • Hands-on: Setting up their computer environment, creating their first app and packaging it.

Basic App Development

  • Introduction to key programming structurs, including variables, conditionals and procedures.
  • Familiarizing with interactive App Inventor components such as sensors and medias.

Design Thinking and Hands on App Creation

  • Defining and ideating their individual project through brainstorming workshops.
  • Creating prototype and testing it against users for usability and iteration.
  • Individual meetings with instructor to plan out their app and project timeline.
  • Hands-on: Guided brainstorming in small groups, sketching or modeling prototype.

Presentation

  • Creating their individual project using App Inventor and performing continuous testing.
  • Presenting the app to the rest of class.

What to bring:

  • A laptop (PC/Mac) with charger.
  • A Gmail account to access and save App Inventor projects.
  • An Android phone (optional).
  • A mindset to create and experiment.

Register here

 

Image Credit: First Code Academy


When

16 October - 19 October, time: 09:00-12:00
30 October - 2 November, time: 09:00-12:00.


Age

9–11


Price

Fee: 550 SGD


Telephone number

+65 6820 2633


Links


Address

Singapore
City Hall #04-13, Stamford Court, 61 Stamford Road, Singapore 178892

How to get there?

Mtr Exit: click here

Carpark: click here