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Teaching plans and resources

How does the TechU.me program fit your curriculum?

Programming courses are taught in the usual manner, with an emphasis on using Flash and open source computing. A meeting with a Grade 3 class allows Grade 10 students, the app developers, to work with Grade 3 counterparts, who act as the client and shape the visual design and content of the app.

What teacher resources are available?

The Teacher’s User Guide outlines the initial meeting with grade 3 students, how to work with a mentor, a timeline of the program, creating and deploying simple educational mobile apps, and how to submit to various App Stores.

Among many other skills, TechU.me students learn to:

  • Setup a wireless network
  • Use a variety of problem solving strategies
  • Work and communicate in a team
  • Use basic logic and quality assurance techniques and document process
  • Create software programs following recognized workplace standards