App Authors Learn Front End Design Lesson Plan
By the end of this lesson participants will have a four screen App visually designed in App Lap and will be able to share their designs.
About App Authors
App Authors utilizes Code.org lessons and unplugged activities to walk participants through app building procedures. To get the most out of the App Authors program, you will want to make sure that students have access to computers with adequate internet and access to Code.org, and every week prepare your ice breakers and unplugged activities with all the physical materials needed.
Take a look at the lesson plans and activities for every week of App Authors. Choose which pieces you will use and which pieces you will adapt.
All of the lesson plans list activity times, so as you pick and choose activities you can design your App Authors sessions to fit your schedule. At the end of every App Authors session be sure to take time to reflect. App Authors has provided a retrospective survey for you to take at the end of every session. Remember you do not have to be an expert to get kids engaged with coding and app production by using our lessons and activities App Authors will walk you through the process of learning to code alongside your participants. Time for retrospection is a great way for you to build confidence in your App Author leadership skills and learn from the process!
To utilize the following lessons you will need to familiarize yourself with the Code.org platform you and your participants will be using to learn to code and display your apps. To do this, login at https://studio.code.org
Create a username and password and a section for your App Authors program. You can then add students to your section and print out access cards so that students will remember their passwords from week to week.