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Let Students Build Their Own Apps: It's Easier than You Think!

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Overview

Learning how to code or program can be instrumental in helping students learn how to problem solve and think creatively, but many K-12 teachers shy away from it because they don't know how to code. Now those fears are unfounded. Using a revolutionary new web-based technology called TouchDevelop, any K-12 teacher can integrate programming into any subject or course, without any prior coding knowledge. Join Michael Braun as he shares how your students can use TouchDevelop to create their own apps on classroom devices or on their own phone, tablet, laptop, or PC, whether they are using iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, or Linux.

Michael will guide you through the process and provide step-by-step tutorials, showing how easy it is to use the touch-friendly TouchDevelop environment to create an app whether you are online or offline. No matter what topic or grade you teach, come discover how you can spark an interest in coding and foster problem-solving skills with an Hour of Code using TouchDevelop.




This webinar has been brought to you by Microsoft. Learn more about TouchDevelop at http://bit.ly/1qpUYgF.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 9:00 AM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: College & Career Readiness, Microsoft, STEM, Workplace
Tags: app building, coding, hour of code, K-12, Microsoft TouchDevelop, problem-solving, programming

Reviews (20)

Full Member
+4
 
I love the step by step instructions.
Full Member
 
Great webinar to help students learn how they can create their own apps.
Full Member
 
Thank you!
 
Thanks
Basic Member
+4
 
Awesome!
Full Member
+7
 
Thank you for a wonderful webinar!
Basic Member
+5
 
I am excited to play around with these resources. It is never to late to learn to code.
Full Member
 
Thank you, Michael. You are always a great presenter!
Full Member
+10
 
Very good!
Full Member
+10
 
Super! Awesome webinar.
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