Felicia’s Blog

Hong Kong City University Apps Lab

Nov 19, 2015 felicia's Blog

The mission of City University Apps Lab (CAL) is to promote coding education in Hong Kong. Started in 2013 by Dr. Ray Cheung, Associate Professor in Electronic Engineering, CAL seeks to expose...

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The 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Nov 18, 2015 felicia's Blog

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The MIT Master Trainers Program

Oct 9, 2015 felicia's Blog

The MIT App Inventor team is excited to announce the inaugural MIT Master Trainers Program in Educational Mobile Computing.

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UNESCO YouthMobile

Oct 5, 2015 felicia's Blog

The UNESCO YouthMobile Initiative has launched the 1st of a series of training workshops of young students in mobile apps programming in Abuja, Nigeria. The training program was based on the beginner and intermediate levels of the App Inventor curriculum from the...

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UNESCO Youth Forum

Sep 25, 2015 felicia's Blog

UNESCO Youth Forum MIT App Inventor will be participating in the UNESCO Youth Forum Youth for Change conference in Paris, France, October 26-28, 2015. As the Manager of Educational Outreach and Business...

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Youth Radio

Sep 25, 2015 felicia's Blog

Are you up to date on whats happening with Youth Radio in Oakland, California? Heres a quick run down.

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Upcoming App Contests

Sep 24, 2015 felicia's Blog

Are you a budding mobile app developer who has made apps for family and friends, but is now looking to reach a wider audience? wants to get feedback from users around the globe? is wondering what it takes to have a successful or best selling app?


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Aug 7, 2015 felicia's Blog

MOSTEC (MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community) is a six-month program for eligible rising seniors offered through the MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs. It combines online curriculum with a week long on-site project-based workshop at MIT. One of the tracts offered was mobile app development...

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French Translation

Jul 30, 2015 felicia's Blog

Due to the hard work and dedication of Adel Kassah, a middle school computer science teacher in Tunisia, the App Inventor platform is now translated into French!

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Samsung App Academy at MIT

Jul 28, 2015 felicia's Blog

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App Inventor in Russian!

Jul 21, 2015 felicia's Blog

MIT App Inventor has been used in Russia for several years by teaching enthusiasts, who find it an excellent transition tool from Scratch to more complicated Android apps. But, the lack of a Russian interface was a stumbling block for a long time. Finally this obstacle has been removed!

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MIT App Inventor visits China, June 2015

Jul 6, 2015 felicia's Blog

The MIT App Inventor team of Wei Li (graduate student) Andrew McKinney (Director of Software Development), and I, Felicia Kamriani (Manager of Educational Outreach & Business Development), voyaged to China for 3 weeks to meet with government officials, university professors, and business leaders to discuss ways of incorporating App Inventor in the Chinese educational systems.

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MIT Students create UMATI

May 18, 2015 felicia's Blog

MIT students Carolina Morgan, Fei Xu, Marcel Williams, and Rida Qadri created the mobile app, UMATI for the Urban Planning course 11.S938: Crowd Sourced City- Social Media, Technology and Planning Processes. The class enabled students to work with actual planning and advocacy organizations to develop digital technology solutions for planning...

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App Inventor at the White House

Apr 3, 2015 felicia's Blog

For the second year in a row, a Verizon Innovative App Challenge Best-in-Nation student team was invited to the White House Science Fair to demonstrate their mobile app development done with MIT App Inventor. This year, an all-girl high school team from Kennewick, Washington created Safe & Sound, a tool...

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2015 Verizon Innovative App Challenge National Winners

Feb 3, 2015 felicia's Blog

Today, the Verizon Foundation announced the 2015 Innovative App Challenge National Winners! The eight winning teams received new Samsung Galaxy tablets, prize money of $15,000 and the opportunity to work with MIT App Inventor Master Trainers to develop their winning ideas into functional mobile apps available on...

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