What are students doing during the Mobile App Design Challenge?
For three weeks, students are empowered with cutting edge tools and expert guidance to help them build mobile apps that solve huge problems facing their communities!
A great way for students grades 7 to 12 to develop 21st century skills!
Empathetic & Ethnographic Research
Collaboration & Team Building
Wireframing & Rapid Prototyping
Presenting & Pitching Ideas
WEEK 1 OVERVIEW
Students will begin the workshop diving into the Design Thinking process to build a mobile app solution to a huge problem facing their communities. Using a designer's mindset, students will plan and create logic maps for their applications.
WEEK 2 OVERVIEW
User Experience & User Interface Dev
Students begin the week learning the science of how users interact with mobile apps. Then they use their UX Design Kits (included for free!) to create a paper prototype ready for wireframing in Week 3!
WEEK 3 OVERVIEW
Prototyping & Pitching!
Using their paper prototypes from Week 2 students will build a functional wireframe using professional grade app development software. Also, students will develop and deliver a polished Elevator Pitch to showcase their apps during the Pitchfest on Thursday! The best app will receive prizes worth more than $150!