App Development with Thunkable

Discover how to program an iOS app using Thunkable, an all new platform that allows students to create apps using a block based programming environment, a lot like Scratch. Throughout the iOS App Development camp, students will explore fundamental programming concepts and use these to create a basic app for iOS. Instructors will help the students along the way, ensuring that they are able to get through the more challenging parts of programming in Thunkable.

  • Computer Science + AI
  • Software Development
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Camps
  • Level
  • 9-12
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App Development with Thunkable

Discover how to program an iOS app using Thunkable, an all new platform that allows students to create apps using a block based programming environment, a lot like Scratch. Throughout the iOS App Development camp, students will explore fundamental programming concepts and use these to create a basic app for iOS. Instructors will help the students along the way, ensuring that they are able to get through the more challenging parts of programming in Thunkable.

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  • Computer Science + AI
  • Software Development
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Camps
  • Level
  • 9-12
SKU: DMASD0x Categories: , Tags: ,

Description

Discover how to program an iOS app using Thunkable, an all new platform that allows students to create apps using a block based programming environment, a lot like Scratch. Throughout the iOS App Development camp, students will explore fundamental programming concepts and use these to create a basic app for iOS. Instructors will help the students along the way, ensuring that they are able to get through the more challenging parts of programming in Thunkable.

This course is one of our flagship Tech Camp experiences, infused with hands-on, project-based learning, designed to equip students with 21st-century technology skills. Students will engage in real-world problem solving and collaborate with fellow students to create solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • describe Programming fundamentals
  • write Variables & Loops
  • use Conditional Statements
  • create Algorithms
  • describe UI Design
  • make a basic mobile application

Students will create…

  • several basic apps
  • a Chatbot app
  • a Whack-a-mole app
  • a Social Media app
  • their own mobile app

Course content

Unit 1 – Introduction to Thunkable
1.1 Welcome and Expectations
1.2 What Makes a Good App
1.3 First App in Thunkable: Translating Text

Unit 2 – Artificial Intelligence
2.1 Speech Recognizer and Artificial Intelligence
2.2 Make a Personality Quiz

Unit 3 – More Thunkable Components
3.1 Make Whack-a-Mole

Unit 4 – Data and Databases
4.1 Create a Simple ListView App
4.2 Using Google Sheets as a Shared Database

Unit 5 – Final Project & Extension Lessons
5.1 Final Project
5.2 Student Showcase Prep
5.3 Troubleshooting Guide
5.4 Xcode Playgrounds (Optional)
5.5 Conditionals Playground (Optional)
5.6 Functions and Returns Playground (Optional)

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • iOS or Android Device (optional)
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (optional)

Software:

Other Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Paper
  • Post-it Wall Pad
  • Highlighters

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