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Technovation World Summit Update

May 17, 2020

Will the Technovation World Summit still happen? Yes, the Technovation World Summit will be held online! It will be a 2-day event held on August 13th and 14th, 2020. It will be open to everyone in our community.

Technovation World Summit Update

Technovation to Host World Summit at MIT August 10-14, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

Technovation World Summit will run in conjunction with the MIT App Inventor Summit, August 10-14, 2020, a gathering of the world-wide App Inventor community hosted by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).

Technovation to Host World Summit at MIT August 10-14, 2020

DLR 8th graders unveil apps on final day of semester

Jan 5, 2020

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MIT students will train young Brazilians as app developers via C6 Bank collaboration

Jan 2, 2020

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Learn How to Build An App in a New Book by Lyra Logan

Jan 2, 2020

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Coolthink@JC 2019 Competition

Nov 18, 2019

Coolthink@JC 2019 Competition

YR Media and MIT Challenge Teens to Make Apps. Meet the Winners!

Aug 8, 2019

YR Media and MIT Challenge Teens to Make Apps. Meet the Winners!

GEAR UP, Bitsource host App Inventor Camp

Jul 19, 2019

GEAR UP, Bitsource host App Inventor Camp

Hal Abelson on empowering kids through mobile technology

May 31, 2019

Hal Abelson on empowering kids through mobile technology

Build an app, change your world with Februarys Creative Computing Challenge

Jan 31, 2019

Beginning on Feb. 2 from 10 a.m.-noon, for four weekends. At the see science center in Manchester, NH.

Build an app, change your world with Februarys Creative Computing Challenge

Wellesley Creates encourages students to create an app

Jan 31, 2019

Wellesley Creates encourages students to create an app

Homemade Daft Punk Helmet

Jan 1, 2019

Homemade Daft Punk Helmet

ChickTech workshop brings technology know-how, careers to Missoula-area girls

Dec 13, 2018

ChickTech workshop brings technology know-how, careers to Missoula-area girls

North Dallas students app selected to represent Rep. Pete Sessions district

Dec 13, 2018

North Dallas students app selected to represent Rep. Pete Sessions district

Middle School Teachers Learn About Computer Science

Dec 3, 2018

Middle School Teachers Learn About Computer Science

Afterschool Program In Edison Exposes Students to Tech Skills, Careers

Dec 3, 2018

Afterschool Program In Edison Exposes Students to Tech Skills, Careers

Adopt a Pollinator for a Pet: 10-Year-Old Invents an App to Save Bees

Dec 3, 2018

Adopt a Pollinator for a Pet: 10-Year-Old Invents an App to Save Bees

TeenHack Summer Workshop 2018: 118 Kids & Teenagers Receives A Lifetime Digital Skill & Experience In Abia State

Oct 4, 2018

TeenHack Summer Workshop 2018: 118 Kids & Teenagers Receives A Lifetime Digital Skill & Experience In Abia State

Amazon expands Alexa Fund Fellowship to 18 universities to support voice technology research

Aug 24, 2018

Amazon expands Alexa Fund Fellowship to 18 universities to support voice technology research

School girls use technology to make apps tackling low self-esteem in peers

Aug 6, 2018

School girls use technology to make apps tackling low self-esteem in peers

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2018 Mobile App Fan Favorite

Aug 6, 2018

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2018 Mobile App Fan Favorite

Middle School Coders Create App To Help With Memory Loss

Jun 13, 2018

Middle School Coders Create App To Help With Memory Loss

Capital One Coders gives middle school students a look at software development

Jun 12, 2018

Capital One Coders gives middle school students a look at software development

Qatars youngest app developers rewarded at YouthMobile contest

May 17, 2018

Qatars youngest app developers rewarded at YouthMobile contest

Etobicoke Grade 9 girls win Toronto tech award for best health app

May 17, 2018

Etobicoke Grade 9 girls win Toronto tech award for best health app

Code Haven plans annual student fair

May 1, 2018

Code Haven plans annual student fair

Students find a common language with computer science

May 1, 2018

Students find a common language with computer science

Hackathon organization hosts girls-only event

Apr 2, 2018

Hackathon organization hosts girls-only event

Dublin High School Student Coders Develop an App for Schools: Taking Stay on Course from Idea to Reality

Apr 2, 2018

Dublin High School Student Coders Develop an App for Schools: Taking Stay on Course from Idea to Reality

5 LIers win app coding challenge

Feb 14, 2018

5 LIers win app coding challenge

Modesto teens develop award-winning app to help homeless population

Feb 14, 2018

Modesto teens develop award-winning app to help homeless population

Over 3,000 students in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa learned programming with IT boards initiative

Feb 4, 2018

Over 3,000 students in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa learned programming with IT boards initiative

Students design, build apps

Feb 4, 2018

Students design, build apps

GEC conducts workshop on Android Apps

Feb 4, 2018

GEC conducts workshop on Android Apps

UW joins international competition to mentor girls in tech

Feb 4, 2018

UW joins international competition to mentor girls in tech

William J. Johnston Middle School students develop app

Feb 4, 2018

William J. Johnston Middle School students develop app

Kuttikootam: About 30,000 Kerala Children To Get Training In App Building

Dec 18, 2017

About 30,000 school children in Kerala will get expert training in the mobile app building during the upcoming Christmas vacation.

Kuttikootam: About 30,000 Kerala Children To Get Training In App Building

Tech careers in Kentucky: A future emerges after coal

Dec 18, 2017

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Tech careers in Kentucky: A future emerges after coal

Computer Science Education Week: Going Beyond Code

Dec 12, 2017

If you think computer science education is just learning to write code, think again. See how MIT App Inventor is working with people to go beyond code in this great article.

Computer Science Education Week: Going Beyond Code

What MIT Researchers And Coal Miners Are Teaching Each Other About The Future Of Work

Dec 6, 2017

A chance encounter at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology between an alum from Kentucky and an MIT researcher has led to a unique partnership. Its focused on the future of the work in a part of the country where the coal industry has been hemorrhaging jobs.

What MIT Researchers And Coal Miners Are Teaching Each Other

Coding Creativity Reigns During Computer Science Education Week

Dec 6, 2017

Computational thinking skills and other STEM creativity mark this celebratory week. "Computer science should not be relegated to just one week per year, either. Educator Steven W. Anderson writes on EdTech that choosing Hour of Code projects that can be continued throughout the year is a great way to allow...

Coding Creativity Reigns During Computer Science Education Week

Esquels journey to digitalisation

Nov 30, 2017

"Making use of App Inventor, an open source software developed by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), employees at Esquel are trained as app developers. 'We are the first commercial firm to make use of the App Inventor software, a programme initially built to engage school children in coding.' Knowing...

Esquel’s journey

All-girl teams shine at global tech contest with health care apps

Nov 15, 2017

All-girl teams shine at global tech contest with health care apps

DIY Robot Arm Created With MIT App Inventor!

Oct 23, 2017

Smart Club DIY Robot Arm Created By RoboInside

HCISD students build mobile apps in computer science program

Oct 6, 2017

HCISD students build mobile apps in computer science program

Lenovo Scholar Network Welcomes 68 New Academies Nationwide for the Advancement of STEM Education

Sep 21, 2017

Lenovo Scholar Network Welcomes 68 New Academies Nationwide for the Advancement of STEM Education

MassTLC Distinguished Leadership Award will be presented to the MIT App Inventor team

Aug 22, 2017

MassTLC Distinguished Leadership Award presented to the MIT App Inventor team

Girls on Fire ignites students coding passion

Aug 16, 2017

Girls on Fire ignites students coding passion

Code For What Around the World

Aug 4, 2017

Code for What Around the World

What happens when girls in one of the worlds largest slums start coding and building apps

Jul 25, 2017

What happens when girls in one of the worlds largest slums start coding and building apps

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2017 Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Development Fan Favorite

Jul 12, 2017

Lenovo today announced at the 2017 NAF Next Conference this years 2017 Lenovo Scholar Network Fan Favorite mobile app honoree. Following the top five apps announcement of this years national Lenovo Scholar Network mobile app development competition, Lenovo and NAF invited the winning teams from five NAF academies to showcase...

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2017 Fan Favorite

Girls Who Code Club Basks in Success of Under My Wing App

Jun 19, 2017

Girls Who Code Club Basks in Success of Under My Wing App

SHS girls win second place at U of C Technovation Challenge

Jun 13, 2017

SHS girls win second place at U of C Technovation Challenge

Kiama kids prepare for Tech Girls challenge

Jun 13, 2017

Kiama kids prepare for Tech Girls challenge

Coding Class Prepares Brownsville Students for World of App Design

May 22, 2017

Coding Class Prepares Brownsville Students for World of App Design

Need to report a pile of litter, or a lost pet? There are apps for that created by Billings girls

May 22, 2017

Need to report a pile of litter, or a lost pet? There are apps for that created by Billings girls

11,000 girls with courage - is a revolution

May 11, 2017

11,000 girls with courage - is a revolution

Caldwell-West Caldwell Elementary Students Present Innovative Projects

May 11, 2017

Caldwell-West Caldwell Elementary Students Present Innovative Projects

Bitten by the app development bug

May 8, 2017

Bitten by the app development bug

East Palo Alto grade school girls Super World app aims to solve world problems

Apr 27, 2017

East Palo Alto grade school girls Super World app aims to solve world problems

Wellesley Education Foundation hosts CreateAthon

Apr 12, 2017

Wellesley Education Foundation hosts CreateAthon

An innovation lab by kids, in the middle of a slum

Apr 12, 2017

An innovation lab by kids, in the middle of a slum

eDebate app design wins Best of State in Verizons app challenge

Mar 29, 2017

eDebate app design wins Best of State in Verizons app challenge

Students get help with future through app

Mar 6, 2017

Students get help with future through app

SEM Shark Tank

Mar 6, 2017

SEM Shark Tank

GHS Girls Who Code Club Honored by BOE for Winning in Verizons App Challenge

Mar 2, 2017

GHS Girls Who Code Club Honored by BOE for Winning in Verizons App Challenge

Business Students Tap Into App Development

Feb 21, 2017

Business Students Tap Into App Development

De Pere Middle School app design wins national competition

Feb 17, 2017

De Pere Middle School app design wins national competition

NM high schoolers’ winning app teams them up with MIT to tackle local, national issue

Feb 17, 2017

NM high schoolers’ winning app teams them up with MIT to tackle local, national issue

Verizon names STEM High app team a Best in Nation winner

Feb 17, 2017

Verizon names STEM High app team a Best in Nation winner

Sharon seventh graders win national award for autism app

Feb 17, 2017

Sharon seventh graders win national award for autism app

Roboter programmieren wie die Profis vom MIT

Feb 15, 2017

Roboter programmieren wie die Profis vom MIT

Student Working on New App to Access Foxborough HS Info

Feb 7, 2017

Student Working on New App to Access Foxborough HS Info

Sharon Middle school students create autism app

Jan 27, 2017

Sharon Middle school students create autism app

Students’ anti-bullying app is finalist in national competition

Jan 26, 2017

Students’ anti-bullying app is finalist in national competition

Teach Your Kid to Code, Heres How

Jan 23, 2017

Teach Your Kid to Code, Heres How

Capital Ones Jennifer Manry on Girls Finding Their Passion in Tech

Jan 23, 2017

Capital Ones Jennifer Manry on Girls Finding Their Passion in Tech

Innovative Meeteetse middle schoolers win Best in Region

Jan 18, 2017

Innovative Meeteetse middle schoolers win Best in Region

’’Technovation 2017’’: Orange Tunisie et Technovation Tunisia soutiennent les jeunes lycennes pour le dveloppement dapplications citoyennes

Jan 17, 2017

"Technovation 2017": Orange Tunisia and Technovation Tunisia support young high school students for the development of citizen applications

’’Technovation 2017’’: Orange Tunisie et Technovation Tunisia soutiennent les jeunes lycennes pour le dveloppement dapplicati

Paterson students outsmart crime through technology

Jan 17, 2017

Paterson students outsmart crime through technology

NMS Students Design Apps In Class

Jan 9, 2017

NMS Students Design Apps In Class

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Jan 6, 2017

To promote computer talent training, Google 2017 CS4HS project started

To promote computer talent training, Google 2017 CS4HS project started

Now You Can Make Movies of Living Cells With Your Smartphone!

Jan 4, 2017

Now You Can Make Movies of Living Cells With Your Smartphone!

How This 63-Year-Old IIT Alumnus Made It Possible for the Deaf-Blind to Read and Send SMS

Jan 4, 2017

How This 63-Year-Old IIT Alumnus Made It Possible for the Deaf-Blind to Read and Send SMS

Boardman Students wins Congressional App Challenge

Jan 4, 2017

Boardman Students wins Congressional App Challenge

Burlington senior wins app contest

Dec 28, 2016

Burlington senior wins app contest

Why Is This Big Bank Helping Train Young Coders?

Dec 22, 2016

Why Is This Big Bank Helping Train Young Coders?

Capital Ones C1 Coders Program Creates Excitement and Opportunity for STEM Careers

Dec 20, 2016

Capital Ones C1 Coders Program Creates Excitement and Opportunity for STEM Careers

Chariho represents at CS4RI summit

Dec 20, 2016

Chariho represents at CS4RI summit

EHS students take Congressional App Challenge

Dec 20, 2016

EHS students take Congressional App Challenge

Investing in educators to meet the global demand for computer scientists

Dec 13, 2016

Investing in educators to meet the global demand for computer scientists

Class VII girls app caters to bookworms

Dec 8, 2016

Class VII girls app caters to bookworms

Camp K12 aims to catch entrepreneurs and innovators young

Dec 5, 2016

Camp K12 aims to catch entrepreneurs and innovators young

Danville teen wins congressional app challenge

Dec 5, 2016

Danville teen wins congressional app challenge

Noida girl’s app for finding book seekers wins Google India’s contest

Dec 5, 2016

Noida girl’s app for finding book seekers wins Google India’s contest

Teaching Hong Kong students to embrace computational thinking

Nov 17, 2016

Teaching Hong Kong students to embrace computational thinking

Peacebuilding and Literacy through Tech Innovation

Oct 24, 2016

Peacebuilding and Literacy through Tech Innovation

Youth-Made Civics App Puts Facts Back Into Politics

Oct 21, 2016

MIT's App Inventor collaborators at the Youth Radio Interactive team have just published a beta verision of Run 4 Prez, an App Inventor-created game for the presidential election season. Run 4 Prez is a race-style game where you compete against an opponent to see who gets to the...

Youth-Made Civics App Puts Facts Back Into Politics

Largest Single Lenovo-Hosted Volunteer STEM Event in U.S

Oct 14, 2016

Largest Single Lenovo-Hosted Volunteer STEM Event in U.S

Sydney primary school students named Tech Girl Superheroes

Oct 6, 2016

Sydney primary school students named Tech Girl Superheroes

Hier programmieren Lehrer Apps fr Schler

Sep 22, 2016

Hier programmieren Lehrer Apps fr Schler

The code for success: Campers learn how to program mobile apps at MOHAI

Sep 16, 2016

The code for success: Campers learn how to program mobile apps at MOHAI

OPINION: African ’techpreneurs’ key to development

Sep 14, 2016

OPINION: African ’techpreneurs’ key to development

Hutchinson goes live with ’Coding Tour’ in Greenwood

Sep 14, 2016

Hutchinson goes live with ’Coding Tour’ in Greenwood

Alunos se preparam para Segunda Mostra de Tecnologia Educacional

Sep 12, 2016

Alunos se preparam para Segunda Mostra de Tecnologia Educacional

My Experience at the MIT App Inventor Summit 2016

Sep 2, 2016

My Experience at the MIT App Inventor Summit 2016

Take it from Longmont middle-schoolers: You can win the national app contest, too

Aug 31, 2016

Take it from Longmont middle-schoolers: You can win the national app contest, too

Taking on gender gaps in health care and technology

Aug 23, 2016

Taking on gender gaps in health care and technology

Protecting the environment in Senegal? There’s an app for that

Aug 23, 2016

Protecting the environment in Senegal? There’s an app for that

Politeknik Brunei launches tech camp

Aug 23, 2016

Politeknik Brunei launches tech camp

Tres estudiantes de 15 aos desarrollaron una aplicacin para denunciar acoso callejero

Aug 8, 2016

Three 15 year old students developed an application to denounce street harassment

Tres estudiantes de 15 aos desarrollaron una aplicacin para denunciar acoso callejero

Designing apps without coding using the MIT App Inventor

Aug 8, 2016

Designing apps without coding using the MIT App Inventor

Everett students publish apps for turtle conservation and healthy eating

Aug 3, 2016

Everett students publish apps for turtle conservation and healthy eating

Serian Technation introduces app competition for girls

Jul 25, 2016

Serian Technation introduces app competition for girls

Teachers back in school, learning how inspire students with high-tech skills

Jul 21, 2016

Teachers back in school, learning how inspire students with high-tech skills

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2016 Mobile App Development Fan Favorites

Jul 21, 2016

Lenovo and NAF Announce 2016 Mobile App Development Fan Favorites

Merlo graduate wins nationwide app contest

Jul 21, 2016

Merlo graduate wins nationwide app contest

Programando un Mundo Mejor 2016

Jul 20, 2016

Programando un Mundo Mejor 2016

Capital One welcomes child coders to campus

Jul 14, 2016

Capital One welcomes child coders to campus

Chicas en tecnologa ensean a programar un mundo mejor

Jul 1, 2016

Chicas en tecnologa ensean a programar un mundo mejor

El prestigioso MIT designa a un profesor sevillano como mentor para el mundo de habla hispana de una aplicacin educativa

Jul 1, 2016

El prestigioso MIT designa a un profesor sevillano como mentor para el mundo de habla hispana de una aplicacin educativa

Making It Easy to Make Apps

Jul 1, 2016

Making It Easy to Make Apps

Los alumnos se apasionan por aprender cuando inventan apps con su mvil

Jun 27, 2016

Los alumnos se apasionan por aprender cuando inventan apps con su mvil

Progetto Nerd, l’informatica roba da ragazze

Jun 27, 2016

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Project Nerd, information technology is the stuff of girls

Progetto Nerd, l’informatica roba da ragazze

MIT program gives NH high school teachers a course in coding

Jun 27, 2016

MIT program gives NH high school teachers a course in coding

Newtown Middle School Students Publish An Android App

Jun 27, 2016

Newtown Middle School Students Publish An Android App

Kids get Xtreme learning: Camp inspires students in science, tech

Jun 21, 2016

Kids get Xtreme learning: Camp inspires students in science, tech

Girls further love for science, math at Tech Trek summer camp

Jun 20, 2016

Girls further love for science, math at Tech Trek summer camp

Rochester’s growing options for making your own apps

Jun 10, 2016

Rochester’s growing options for making your own apps

THS students show off computer science skills at App Expo

Jun 10, 2016

THS students show off computer science skills at App Expo

Merlo grad’s app in national spotlight

Jun 8, 2016

Merlo grad’s app in national spotlight

Tecnologa para el empoderamiento de la mujer

Jun 3, 2016

Technology for women's empowerment

Tecnologa para el empoderamiento de la mujer

Este es el talento nacional joven que quiere cambiar el pas... con apps

May 27, 2016

This is the young national talent that wants to change the country ... with apps

Este es el talento nacional joven que quiere cambiar el pas... con apps

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect

May 26, 2016

AppInventor Goes Local: adult students build an app inviting islanders to test their knowledge on the local dialect

Lenovo Scholar Network National Competition Winners Announced

May 25, 2016

Lenovo Scholar Network National Competition Winners Announced

High School Student Hopes New App Will Make Hartford Safer

May 25, 2016

High School Student Hopes New App Will Make Hartford Safer

Grade Six girls from Nth Vancouver create Hike Safe app

May 13, 2016

The Ross Road elementary students are semifinalists in the $10,000 Technovation Challenge, a competition that asks girls to come up with a mobile app with a business plan for solving a problem in their communities.

Grade Six girls from North Vancouver create Hike Safe ap

App developed by South Fayette students promotes school bus safety

May 12, 2016

App developed by South Fayette students promotes school bus safety

Identify govt school students too for Code to Learn competition: Smriti Irani to Google team

May 12, 2016

Identify govt school students too for Code to Learn competition: Smriti Irani to Google team

McKinley High students connect with business owners to solve real world problems

May 9, 2016

McKinley High students connect with business owners to solve real world problems

Colimenses develop App to report bullying

May 4, 2016

Colimenses desarrollan App para denunciar bullying

Youngstown girls create app for competition

Apr 26, 2016

Youngstown girls create app for competition

Tech girls and the making of the Dharavi code

Apr 13, 2016

Tech girls and the making of the Dharavi code

Tech company to train girls on mobile app development

Apr 12, 2016

Tech company to train girls on mobile app development

Teenage girl coders from Mumbai slum are building apps to solve their problems

Mar 29, 2016

Teenage girl coders from Mumbai slum are building apps to solve their problems

Feel Like a Kid Again Play With Some Blocks

Mar 23, 2016

Feel Like a Kid Again Play With Some Blocks

Kids across Asia compete in App Jamming Summit to create and code apps of the future

Mar 15, 2016

Kids across Asia compete in App Jamming Summit to create and code apps of the future

BHS students’ app wins first place in 2nd Congressional District Contest

Mar 15, 2016

BHS students’ app wins first place in 2nd Congressional District Contest

Local students take on task of building app for autistic kids

Mar 15, 2016

Local students take on task of building app for autistic kids

Kingsland girls creating app to benefit community

Mar 11, 2016

Kingsland girls creating app to benefit community

Stemettes host two-day hack event for International Womens Day

Mar 8, 2016

Stemettes host two-day hack event for International Womens Day

Students spend day off at Info Tech Expo

Mar 8, 2016

Students spend day off at Info Tech Expo

NYC Parks SPARX Bronx girls imaginations

Mar 3, 2016

NYC Parks SPARX Bronx girls imaginations

Getting Kids Interested in STEM

Feb 24, 2016

Video with Shinjini Das in which she highlights App Inventor as a great tool for getting kids interested in STEM.

Getting Kids Interested in STEM

Arksansas Gov. Hutchinson’s Radio Column: Congressional App Challenge

Feb 24, 2016

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson’s Radio Column: Congressional App Challenge

How to be a Great Mentor

Feb 22, 2016

How to be a Great Mentor

Wahluke Junior High students making apps

Feb 19, 2016

Wahluke Junior High students making apps

Transition Year Students Get Hi-Tech in

Feb 17, 2016

Transition Year Students Get Hi-Tech in

Telemundo visits Burnett Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District

Feb 11, 2016

Telemundo visits Burnett Middle School in San Jose to see what they are doing with technology. Students show off the apps they have created with App Inventor.

Telemundo visits Burnett Middle School in San Jose

Recognised by MIT and Google, this 10th grader is looking to improve school fleet management

Jan 20, 2016

Recognised by MIT and Google, this 10th grader is looking to improve school fleet management

Smithfield High School team awarded Best in State for Verizon App challenge

Jan 19, 2016

Smithfield High School team awarded Best in State for Verizon App challenge

Review of Learning MIT App Inventor by Walter & Sherrman

Dec 20, 2015

I Programmer Review of Learning MIT App Inventor by Walter & Sherrman

App Developed by 10-year-old for Chennai Flood Relief

Dec 20, 2015

App Developed by 10-year-old for Chennai Flood Relief

Computer Programming Grows: Technology Grants Fuel Middle School Opportunities

Dec 17, 2015

Computer Programming Grows: Technology Grants Fuel Middle School Opportunities

Stratford School Asks: Too Early to Teach Coding? Never.

Dec 8, 2015

Stratford School Asks: Too Early to Teach Coding? Never.

K women show GISMO girls theres no magic to learning computer science

Dec 8, 2015

K women show GISMO girls theres no magic to learning computer science

Warren Easton Engineering Students Learn How to Program Mobile-Phone Apps

Nov 30, 2015

Warren Easton Engineering Students Learn How to Program Mobile-Phone Apps

Winchester High Students Honored

Nov 30, 2015

Winchester High Students Honored

A Team Of Teen Girls Is Using Code To Change The Way We Think About DUIs

Nov 30, 2015

A Team Of Teen Girls Is Using Code To Change The Way We Think About DUIs

Students bring ingenuity and passion to Glendale Unified’s Invention Convention

Nov 17, 2015

Students bring ingenuity and passion to Glendale Unified’s Invention Convention

Mobile Apps Shape Future Of IT Education

Nov 17, 2015

Mobile Apps Shape Future Of IT Education

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Nov 16, 2015

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

28 Year Old, Black Woman Creates App That Lets You Take Back Text Messages

Nov 16, 2015

28 Year Old, Black Woman Creates App That Lets You Take Back Text Messages

A Team Of Teen Girls Is Using Code To Change The Way We Think About DUIs

Nov 13, 2015

A Team Of Teen Girls Is Using Code To Change The Way We Think About DUIs

Disaster Mesh: Freshman juggles being student, startup CEO, woman in tech

Nov 12, 2015

Disaster Mesh: Freshman juggles being student, startup CEO, woman in tech

MIT Helps Train the Next Generation of App Inventors

Nov 10, 2015

MIT Helps Train the Next Generation of App Inventors

Superheroes Summoned to Engage Girls in Science and Technology

Nov 6, 2015

Superheroes Summoned to Engage Girls in Science and Technology

Tween Girls Launch Hello Navi, an App Designed to Help Their Blind Classmate

Nov 4, 2015

Tween Girls Launch Hello Navi, an App Designed to Help Their Blind Classmate

13-Year-Old Bermuda Student Develops App

Oct 27, 2015

13-Year-Old Bermuda Student Develops App

Local Robotics Team Readies to Participate in Worldwide Challenge

Oct 27, 2015

Local Robotics Team Readies to Participate in Worldwide Challenge

Michigan High School Students Host Computer Programming Workshop for Middle School Girls

Oct 17, 2015

Michigan High School Students Host Computer Programming Workshop for Middle School Girls

Young Inventors Ability App Gains Traction

Oct 15, 2015

Young Inventors Ability App Gains Traction

Grant gives North Division students tools to build mobile apps

Oct 8, 2015

Grant gives North Division students tools to build mobile apps

High School Students Building Apps with MIT App Inventor

Oct 8, 2015

High School Students Building Apps with MIT App Inventor

New Courses Deployed by Verizon and Project Lead The Way

Oct 8, 2015

New Courses Deployed by Verizon and Project Lead The Way

Coding is the new "in" thing for students

Oct 8, 2015

Coding is the new "in" thing for students

Coding Workshop for Girls

Oct 8, 2015

Coding Workshop for Girls

Coding empowered these bright kids to create apps to make the world a better place.

Sep 20, 2015

Coding empowered these bright kids to create apps to make the world a better place.

Young People Dream of Blending Science and Technology At FIRST

Sep 20, 2015

Young People Dream of Blending Science and Technology At FIRST

Youth Radio Releases California Drought Trivia App

Sep 19, 2015

Youth Radio Releases California Drought Trivia App

Village Academy High to Partner with MIT program

Sep 19, 2015

Village Academy High to Partner with MIT program

High School Girls Can Learn how to Code & Help Local Non-Profits

Sep 14, 2015

High School Girls Can Learn how to Code & Help Local Non-Profits

Medford Students Create Mobile Apps with MIT App Inventor Tool

Aug 18, 2015

Medford Students Create Mobile Apps with MIT App Inventor Tool

Tyler Technologies Sponsors App Contest to Promote IT Careers for Maines Youth

Aug 18, 2015

Tyler Technologies Sponsors App Contest to Promote IT Careers for Maines Youth

Youth Radio Partners with MIT to Create New App

Aug 10, 2015

Youth Radio Partners with MIT to Create New App

STEM Summer Camp at UCSB Puts the Focus on Success for Girls

Jul 27, 2015

STEM Summer Camp at UCSB Puts the Focus on Success for Girls

Making Makers in Nedlam’s Workshop

Jul 20, 2015

Making Makers in Nedlam’s Workshop

Rowan Computer Science Teaching Android Apps to Middle School Students

Jul 15, 2015

Rowan Computer Science Teaching Android Apps to Middle School Students

Inside FIRSTs Scheme to Make Android the Heart of STEM Robotics

Jul 15, 2015

Inside FIRSTs Scheme to Make Android the Heart of STEM Robotics

Scholarships Offered in Mobile App Contest

Jul 15, 2015

Scholarships Offered in Mobile App Contest

Nigerian Teen Girls’ Waste Disposal App Wins International Development Challenge

Jul 15, 2015

Nigerian Teen Girls’ Waste Disposal App Wins International Development Challenge

App Development Summer School Curriculum at Lewis Central Middle School.

Jul 15, 2015

App Development Summer School Curriculum at Lewis Central Middle School.

American Youth Skills Development Lags

May 26, 2015

American Youth Skills Development Lags

MIT App Inventor Honored with MERLOT Information Technology Classics Award

May 2, 2015

The Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching MERLOT (www.merlot.org) Announces the 2015 MERLOT Awards for Exemplary Online Learning Resources This program recognizes and promotes outstanding peer reviewed online resources designed to enhance teaching and learning. The award is granted to honor the authors and developers of these resources...

MERLOT Press Release

App Inventor honored with 2015 MERLOT Classics Award

Feb 11, 2015

Its exceedingly gratifying to learn that App Inventor has been honored with a 2015 Classics Award, presented by MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) Editorial and Professional Development Services. MERLOTs area editorial boards curate and review works that they designate as Exemplary Online Materials. Each board annually...

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EPA Chica Squad Gets Shout-out at Google Made With Code Launch

Jul 8, 2014

Technovation Challenge alumnae, the EPA Chica Squad, were selected to be featured “makers” in Google’s Made with Code initiative. The $50M 3-year initiative to encourage creativity and coding by girls was launched in mid-June. The EPA Chica Squad extensively used App Inventor to prototype their mobile...

EPA Chica Squad Gets Shout-out at Google Made With Code Launch

Las Cruces Eighth-Grader Taking Homemade App to MIT Summit

Jun 18, 2014

A Las Cruces eighth-grade student is a home-town hero as his app is accepted into the MIT App Inventor Summit App Contest. Not only is he traveling to the Third Annual MIT App Inventor Summit, but the twelve year old, Mustafa Muhyi, also received some nice coverage in the Las...

Las Cruces Eighth-grader Taking Homemade App to MIT Aummit

Computer App Programming (CAP) Competition Launched in Hong Kong

Jan 31, 2014

Recently, a programming competition for young students called Computer App Programming (CAP) 2014 has been launched in Hong Kong. Using "CAP" as the symbol, CAP 2014 is co-organized by IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Society Chapter and Hong Kong Association for Computer Education. Its aim is to enhance students' interest...

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Two Teams from Alexandria, VA in Running to Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Jan 27, 2014

Schools Named as Finalist for Nationwide Competition from Fairfax County Mark Twain Middle School and Thomas Jefferson High School among nationwide schools in the running to win Verizon App Challenge. January 24, 2014 LAUREL, MD Eighty-one teams of creative middle and high school students have earned the title Best in...

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UNH’s EPSCoR program recieves NSF grant

Dec 2, 2013

University of New Hampshire -- September 18, 2013

New Hampshire Ecosystem Computing Challenge Receives $750,000 Award from National Science Foundation

To be competitive in the 21st century workplace, high school students today need to acquire strong computational skills and be able to connect and apply academic content to real-world challenges....

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NSF supports Youth Radio Innovation Lab

Dec 2, 2013

NSF supports collaboration between MIT Center for Mobile Learning and Youth Radio to launch new Innovation Lab

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Youth Radio a $1.7 million grant to launch the Youth Radio Innovation Lab, a three-year project that partners underserved young people with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...

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MIT’s app building software aids during disaster

Dec 2, 2013

September 30, 2013 -- MIT News Office

Researchers combine powerful new Web standards with the intuitive, graphical MIT App Inventor to aid relief workers with little programming expertise.

Researchers at MITs Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed new tools that allow people...

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Teens show off App Inventor apps in Technovation World Pitch Competition

May 22, 2013

Technovation Challenge 2013 brought teams of high school girls from all over the world to pitch their app ideas and business plans before a panel of judges. This year's challenge encouraged girls to develop an app using App Inventor to solve a problem in their local community. Visit the

Technovation Challenge 2013

Verizon Announces Innovative App Challenge Winners

Mar 25, 2013

Congratulations to 2013 Verizon Innovative App Challenge Winners! The MIT App Inventor team will be sending trainers out to the ten winning schools to help the students use App Inventor to make their app design concepts fully functional. Full Press Release...

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CSEV receives award from the New Media Consortium for unX

Mar 15, 2013

Centro Superior para la Enseanza Virtual (CSEV), our partner in the unX initiative, has been awarded the 2013 NMC Center of Excellence Award. Recognized for developing inventive and interactive models to transmit knowledge on online environments through their unX program. The unX program delivers massively open online courses in an...

Press Release - CSEV receives NMC award

unX offers Online App Inventor course in Portuguese

Jan 19, 2013

FIAP in Brazil is offering a free online App Inventor class in Portuguese! The course is made of 14 short videos that cover everything from configuration to the creation of apps with maps, databases, sensors, etc.

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UK celebrates release of landmark computer science teaching materials for mobile application design

Dec 19, 2012

The first teaching materials for mobile application design in the UK computer science curriculum were officially launched last week. Jeremy Scott, principal teacher of computing at George Heriots School in Edinburgh, has produced the materials on secondment to the Royal Society of Edinburgh, in partnership with the British Computing Society...

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I Will Inspire: Technovation Challenge PSA

Nov 16, 2012

Iridescent has released a captivating new public service announcement called "I Will Inspire". The goal of the ad is to encourage more girls to take part in the 12-week Technovation Challenge program. Enrollment information is online at www.technovationchallenge.org.

I Will Inspire

UNED Launches Spanish Online Platform for teaching App Inventor + Entrepreneurship

Oct 30, 2012

The Spanish publication El Pas featured this story about the launch of UNX, a new online platform for teaching entrepreneurship through building mobile apps with App Inventor. MIT Center for Mobile Learning is a collaborating partner in this project, along with Spanish partners Universidad Nacional de Educacin a Distancia (UNED),...

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NSF Awards Grant for App Inventor Teaching Project

Aug 30, 2012

The National Science Foundation TUES program (Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has awarded a $565,836 grant to support mobile programming education with App Inventor. The project involves Wellesley College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and University of San Francisco. The focus of the...

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App Inventor featured on NPR

Aug 10, 2012

In a segment aired on NPR on August 3, 2012 Marketplace Tech featured App Inventor in a story about summer technology camps for students. The teacher interviewed in the segment is Ria Galanos, who has been teaching App Inventor classes in Georgia for the past two years.

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Motorola Mobility Foundation Announces Empowerment Grant Recipients

Jul 10, 2012

Motorola Mobility Foundation awarded an Empowerment Grant to the Center for Mobile Learning at the MIT Media Lab. The year-long collaboration between MIT and the Motorola Mobility Foundation will create a signature curriculum based on App Inventor, a simple tool for building Android applications. It will focus on empowering young...

MIT Center for Mobile Learning is this year’s largest 2012

Abelson Honored with ACM Educator Award

Jun 21, 2012

CML co-director Hal Abelson, a driving force behind the development of App Inventor, both at Google and MIT, has been honored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) with the Karl V. Karlstom Outstanding Educator Award for his contributions to computer science education. Abelson is the Class of 1922 Professor...

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App Creation Inspires Student Entrepreneurs

Jun 21, 2012

A recent article in Education Week details how after-school programs geared toward mobile-app development offer appealing ways to academically engage students in technical and entrepreneurial exercises.

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UNED, CSEV, Telefnica, Banco Santander and MIT Create the First Ibero-American Community for Digital Entrepreneurship

Jun 21, 2012

June 8, 2012 -- Madrid
UNED, the Center for Virtual Higher Education, Telefonica and Banco Santander Learning Services signed a collaboration agreement with the Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to establish a massive open online community in Spain and Latin America. Thus was born the first Ibero-American...

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