Coding with Swift Playgrounds

Coding with Swift Playgrounds

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Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun. It requires no coding knowledge, so it’s perfect for students just starting out. Solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift — a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by the pros to build today’s most popular apps. Then take on a series of challenges and step up to more advanced playgrounds designed by Apple and other leading developers. [1]

Click here for more information and to download Swift Playgrounds

Earn This Quest

  • Submit a photo of a student using Swift Playground and explain how you used it in your classroom.

    • This tool allows students to use a deliberate design process for generating ideas and testing theories.
    • This tool allows students to understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
    • This tool allows students to understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
    • This tool allows students to curate information from digital resources.
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    • If students are creating, testing, and debugging codes

    Alignment to the ISTE Standards and to SAMR is intended to help teachers understand the roles these technologies have in creating learning experiences. They are not meant to be concrete classifiers. Any other suggestions on the alignment of these may be forwarded to the Instructional Tech Dept. ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved.

    Tags: SAMR-R, R, ISTE-ID, INNOVATIVE DESIGNER, ISTE-CT, COMPUTATIONAL THINKER, ISTE-EL, EMPOWERED LEARNER, ISTE-KC, KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTOR, #IOS