NSI: Advanced Mobile App Design

Teacher: Jenna

Monday

9:00-9:30 Introductions


9:30-10:30 Explore the Android Marketplace

Make a list of different kinds of apps. What is their purpose?


10:30-10:45 Break


10:45-12:00

  1. Talk to Me App Part 1: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/sites/all/files/hourofcode/TalkToMePart1.pdf
  2. Talk to Me Part 2: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/sites/all/files/hourofcode/TalkToMePart2.pdf


Lunch


Afternoon apps: Complete all three.

  1. Paint Pot: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/paintpot-part1.html (Extension: http://www.appinventor.org/content/CourseInABox/drawAnimate/PaintPot)
  2. Mole Mash: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/molemash.html
  3. Quiz Me: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/quizme.html
  4. Colored Dots: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/colored-dots.html
  5. Pong: http://www.appinventor.org/content/CourseInABox/drawAnimate/PongTutorial


2:20-2:30 Break


2:30-3:00 Brainstorm


3:40-4:00 Reflection Journal

Tuesday

9:00-9:15 Brainstorm


9:15-11:00

  1. Magic 8 Ball: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/magic-8-ball.html
  2. Complete Pong
  3. Quiz me


11:00-12:00

Sharing component? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCdxtYj09Zw


Lunch


1:00-2:00 Blockly Maze

https://blockly-games.appspot.com/maze


2:00-2:15 Break


2:15-3:15 Concept Cards


3:15-3:45 Discuss apps and groups


3:45-4:00 Journal

Wednesday

9:00-12:00

  1. Iowa City Virtual Map Tour
  2. Tutorial: http://www.appinventor.org/MapTour2


Lunch


1:00-4:00


  1. Continue Iowa City Virtual Tour
  2. Form groups for original apps
  3. Work on paper prototype for original app. One sheet of paper for each screen. Think about: how many screens will your app have? What will the home page look like (remember, you can't change Screen 1)?
App Inventor Project on "MAP TOUR"

Thursday

9:00-12:00

Work on original apps in groups


Lunch


1:00-2:00

Present apps to class for feedback


2:00-2:15 Break


2:15-4:00

Continue to work on original apps

Friday

9:00-11:00

Final touch-ups on original apps


11:00-12:00

Prepare final presentation for closing ceremony

Iowa City Tour App

Different Kinds of Apps

Problems in the world...

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