As you may have already guessed my name is Christian Ellis, and I am a full stack developer based out of New England.
In June of 2017 I was presented with the opportunity to give children ages 11-14 their first introduction to programming. This introduction would be a one week long 35 hour âsummer app campâ, consisting of creating several mobile applications via MIT App Inventor 2. The end goal was that at the end of the camp the students should know the basics to create their own apps. I was given full discretion to design and teach the course how I felt fit, and was given six weeks to plan all 35 hours.
Teaching kids this age something as technical as app development is tough. However there are several things I learned along the way. And I would love to share it with you!
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