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First Lady Celebrates 2013 Winners of Technovation Challenge in Nigeria

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and ITU Child Online Protection Champion, Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan celebrates the winning team of the just concluded Technovation Challenge in Nigeria. She applauded the feat of these young girls who developed a mobile app to track traffic offenders in Nigeria. The team were also presented to the European parliament( on 25th of April by the Secretary General of ITU, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré; who also presented them with the Tech Needs Girls Awards.

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Hour of Code with App Inventor

In preparation for the first Hour of Code TM we developed new tutorials in the form of short, user-friendly videos that anyone can follow to build their first mobile apps. The Hour of Code is nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. Check out the App Inventor Starter Series!

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App Inventor featured in CSTA Voice

I recently teamed up with CS teacher Kristin Violette to write an article for the July issue of CSTA Voice. In the article we chronicle how Kristin's students at Newtown High School in Connecticut have used App Inventor to forge a personalized connection between CS and their local community. Kristin and I will be presenting at the CSTA Annual Conference in Quincy, MA on July 16th. We hope to see you there!

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Join the App Inventor Community Gallery!

he App Inventor Gallery is now open to the world at Show off your apps. Find apps for remixing. Learn from others and collaborate! The gallery is an open-source app store, a collaborative development environment, and a peer-to-peer learning studio, all in one. Teachers, students, and app developers: make the gallery part of your app inventing!


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