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Lesson Plan: Day One

Day One: Programming Basics 

The word “app” derives from a program specifically for handheld devices. Apps are 21st Century tools that can be used for a variety of reasons. What are some of the  APPS that you and your family use? And what do you use them for?

Ways we use apps in our daily lives:


Problem Solving


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Temple RunBankingTwitter
MinecraftShoppingGoogle +

A 60 second teaser draws attention to a five minute and nine minute short film starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg,, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi, choose the film that suits your audience.

TASK: During the film, using any device (ie. a pencil, a smartphone, a pad, etc.) take note of one thing that surprises you and "Ignites Your Potential." Click HERE and GO to Padlet to post your ideas. Be prepared to discuss.