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MIT App Inventor Director Hal Abelson at MIT News

“Kids are people too!”

Professor Hal Abelson has dedicated his career to making information technology more accessible to all and empowering people — kids, in particular — through computer science.


App Inventor Foundation Presents: Dr. Gresse von Wangenheim

How a Brazilian University Prof Became a Leading CS Educator for Students of All Ages

Designing course curricula may seem daunting in the face of such a diverse range of educational backgrounds, but with a passion for active learning and some help from App Inventor, it’s no match for Dr. Gresse von Wangenheim.


MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node Hosts Blended Learning Training Course on App Inventor

Teachers discuss.

MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node is hosting a series of teacher-training courses on App Inventor and computational thinking, training 200 teachers in Hong Kong.


2022 Teacher Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the 2022 winners of Teacher Excellence Awards!

In conjunction with the 2022 MIT App Inventor Summer Appathon, the App Inventor Foundation hosted the first Teacher Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding teachers who have promoted creativity, technological empowerment, and computational action through App Inventor.