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1 Modules 1.1Technovation Overview 1.2Getting Started 1.3Overview of Lessons – Set a weekly meeting time 1.4Deliverables 1.5Judging Rubric 1.6Get to know your mentor and career exploration 1.7Talk To Me Tutorial
3 IMPROVING THE RATIO FOR THE NEXT GENERATION Technovation empowers girls to build the technology of the future (not just use it)
5 Develop a mobile app that solves a problem in your community. Your Community
6 1.2 Getting Started Register as an individual first. www.technovationchallenge.org/2015-student-preregwww.technovationchallenge.org/2015-student-prereg) Team registration will become available at a later date Technology needed: Internet Access Every team needs their Gmail account and register as an official Technovation team. Use your Gmail account to create apps in the MIT App Inventor platform. (http://ai2.appinventor.mit.edu)http://ai2.appinventor.mit.edu Computer (Recommended Mac OSX v10.7 or newer) Android phone (Recommended Ice Cream Sandwich version 4.0 or newer.
6 Technovation Curriculum You can find the online versions of these lessons at http://2015course.technovationchallenge.org http://2015course.technovationchallenge.org The student workbook, coach/mentor lesson guides, and tutorials are linked under www.technovationchallenge.org/additional- resources. www.technovationchallenge.org/additional- resources
7 1.3 Overview of Lessons – Set a Weekly Meeting Time Technovation recommends meeting for at least 4 hours per week for 12 weeks Decide when your team/club wants to meet. In any project or assignment, it’s important to stay on track by committing to the designated times and consistently showing up. You can find the an overview of the lessons on pages 4-5 of the Student Workbook.
7 1.4 Deliverables App Source Code 3-5 Screenshots of your app 4-minute Pitch Video 2-minute App Demo Video Business Plan (in PDF format) 100-word App Description
1.5 Judging Rubric To win a competition you must know what you are being judged on! You can find a copy of the judging rubric on page 6 of the Student Workbook. 1010
2 1.6Meet Your Mentor Introduce yourselves! (Names, where are you all from, etc) Why are you excited about Technovation? How did you hear about Technovation? Page 7 from the student workbook contains questions to help facilitate the introduction.
Career Exploration What is the mentor’s education background? What is her professional role now? What are the students’ educational and career aspirations?
1.7Talk To Me Tutorial Complete the Talk To Me Tutorial to get familiar with App Inventor. 12
Next Week Brainstorm community issues Designing Surveys Collection of games tutorial 13