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App Inventor for Educators

This is an educational community for MIT App Inventor educators. It is intended as a common online area to share educational resources.

NOTE: We are moving all Educator Forums to our new Community site. Please visit our Community site and join the “Teach App Inventor” Group. 

For more general resources and information, see the main App Inventor site.

Jose Luis Núñez, Seville, Spain

Star App Inventor Educator

Periodically, we will highlight an educator who demonstrates exemplary work with App Inventor.

Jose Luis Núñez is a secondary school computer science teacher, IT coordinator at the IES Isbilya in Seville, certified pen tester and and IT education enthusiast. He is also one of the MIT Master Trainers in Mobile Computing.

Resources

  • App Inventor Computational Thinking Curriculum

    The curriculum is a refactoring of the Coolthink Middle School Curriculum, a 3 year computational thinking curriculum currently being piloted in Hong Kong, in collaboration with the Education University of Hong Kong, and funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. This curriculum is intended to be delivered in a single year, and can be modified to work as a 6 week unit, 12 week unit, or a semester long course. The curriculum is based on teaching students to think computationally: to decompose problems, abstract and modularize, reuse and remix existing solutions, and to test fully to arrive at a working solution. Students will use MIT App Inventor, a blocks-based programming language with a development environment that runs in a browser, to design and build mobile apps. Students build their digital confidence and become empowered to create, rather than just use technology in their lives.

  • SVG versions of App Inventor blocks

    SVG versions of the App Inventor blocks to be used in tutorials and classroom.

  • Languages used to make App Inventor

    Languages used to make App Inventor according to the numbers from Github.

  • Android App Inventor - DIY - UK

    Welcome to Android App Inventor-DIY. The book where you learn APP programming... You will quickly learn the basic tricks to create your own apps.

  • App Inventor Playground

    At App Inventor Playground I will show you how to create your own Apps using App Inventor and how to ReMake my most popular Apps from Gallery.

Stories

  • How to make 16 million colors

    0.0 00 A recent blog post by Felicia Kamriani called Hue New? inspired an idea shared by a high school teacher during a recent Android App Freestyle which gave birth to the MakeColors tool. The simple tool helps learners to understand the RGB color system and gives creatives the ability to generate all of the 16,777,216 possible colors. Using the slider component, MakeColors expands the color palette in the MIT App Inventor beyond the built-in […]

  • Welcome to our new educator site!

    4.0 01 As a way to build an educational community around teaching App Inventor, we are launching this site. We hope that this site will be a vehicle for resources, questions, conversations, and collaboration for App Inventor educators. By moving the conversation to this separate site, we hope you can focus on what is important to you as an educator using this tool. Please feel free to post in the forums, add your own resources, […]

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