Each year-long course, iOS 1 and iOS 2, can be adopted together to enable a pathway, or one by one to fill gaps at your school.
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iOS 1 - Intro to Mobile App Development

9th or 10th grade – No prerequisite

The MobileMakersEdu first course teaches the basics of mobile app development, using basic programming skills and iOS frameworks. Applying real-world industry tools and best practices, students create several working applications (apps) that grow in complexity throughout the year.

By the end of the course, student can:

  • Use the Swift programming language to build a simple mobile app.
  • Apply fundamental programming skills (e.g. if statements, loops, etc.) to build a working mobile app.
  • Use Xcode and other industry development tools (e.g. GitHub) to build and store code.
  • Employ some of Apple’s frameworks and structures to build an application that runs and utilizes the iOS platform.
  • Leverage Agile Development to manage projects, delegate tasks, and collaborate in a team.
  • Comfortably communicate about code, projects, and other technology with a variety of audiences.

Students leave the course with 8 working iOS apps.

iOS 2 - Advanced Mobile App Development

10th or 11th grade – Prerequisite: iOS 1

The iOS 2 program is designed to engage students in a comprehensive experience as a developer. Students learn advanced Swift programming skills, design thinking skills, development team skills (e.g. Agile Development), and client relationship skills.

By the end of the course, students can:

  • Apply basic design thinking & problem-solution development to create mobile apps.
  • Employ advanced programming skills such as abstraction, enumeration, data structures, and APIs.
  • Utilize advanced Xcode frameworks application.
  • Manage basic client relationships through enhanced communications and teamwork.
  • Explore the impact of technology on society throughout history and globally.

Students leave the course at an intern level.