Year 8 – Lesson 1 – App for that

Curriculum KS3 Unit Lesson

This lesson will introduce learners to the unit. They will get their creative minds going by thinking of an app that could do good in the world. They will then consider how decomposition is an important process to follow when tackling a large problem such as creating an app. Learners will be introduced to the app they will be developing over the coming lessons and given an opportunity to decompose the problem as well as to sign into to become used to the App Lab environment.

Learning objectives

  • Identify when a problem needs to be broken down
  • Implement and customise GUI elements to meet the needs of the user

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework