COURSE CODE: AC8479

App Creators (PTLW)

SCED Code: 21015
Virginia Extended Description: AC
Suggested Grade Level: 7, 8
Duration: 9 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: TSA
Non-Traditional?: F

This unit will expose students to computer science as a means of computationally analyzing and developing solutions to authentic problems through mobile app development, and will convey the positive impact of the application of computer science to other disciplines and to society. Only Project Lead the Way (PLTW) member schools with approved PLTW agreements are eligible to offer this course. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Notes

Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum guides and course competencies are only available to PLTW-affiliated schools through agreement with PLTW. To obtain additional information, contact: Project Lead The Way, 3939 Priority Way South Drive, Suite 400, Indianapolis IN 46240. Toll-free: 877-335-7589. Online: https://www.pltw.org

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
Science and Mathematics
  • Secondary School Teacher

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