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Saturday, January 26 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Making iPad/Android apps with Primary school students

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Making apps for iPads and other platforms used to be something that required difficult coding and was not possible with Primary aged students.

Not any more!

In this session I will introduce free tools for Mac and Windows that allow students to explore their creativity in creating cross platform apps for iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac through drag and drop visual programming.

In the last year a group of ESF primary students in Y5 and Y6 have been learning to create their own apps and have some of their creations now ready for submission to the iTunes app store, Google Play store, Windows Store and Mac appstore. This project has grown to include students in several schools who are working collaboratively online through their projects. These tools are some of the best applications of maths skills that I have seen.

I will share some of their apps and the story of their learning. Attendees will get an initial taste of how to use the tools and can take away resources to get started making their own apps or to work with groups of students in schools.

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Stuart Lowe

Learning Technology Adviser, ESF Centre
I am passionate about students using technology to create amazing things. Through my work I have a great opportunity to work with schools at every level to help them integrate technology with some of our younger learners. Outside of the office I am an independent mobile and desktop app developer and web designer and enjoy all things 'tech'.


Saturday January 26, 2013 10:30am - 11:30am
SS205

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