Technovation Online

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TECHNOVATION ONLINE
JANUARY 19 TO APRIL 22 + event on 23rd
with support from CWIT
and Technovation Girls' partner Shopify


Teen-Turn is hosting Technovation activities online! 
Develop a social enterprise by creating a business plan and building
an app that addresses a challenge facing your community.
First things first!

Before joining us, we have some requests!

Have paper and pens at the ready for the first session, that’s it!

We will share the slides & information from the sessions (content
we draw from Technovation Girls, simplified for a virtual space) in the dropbox folder link below.

DROPBOX LINK FOR TECHNOVATION

Important links!
Find below links to core information and materials below.

Technovation Girls:

Technovation Girls equips young women (ages 8-18) to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. With the support of volunteer mentors and parents, girls work in teams to code mobile apps that address real-world problems.

40+ hours of materials here https://technovationchallenge.org/curriculum-intro

App Inventor:

MIT App Inventor is an intuitive, visual programming environment that allows everyone – even children – to build fully functional apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

Open App Inventor here http://ai2.appinventor.mit.edu/

Android Companion App here http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/setup-device-wifi.html

No Android? Use Emulator here http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/setup-emulator.html

Tutorials http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/tutorials.html

Create a simple game here http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/space-invaders.html

Example of an App Inventor Project here https://vimeo.com/266139209

Combining two App Inventor Projects AIMerger-Documentation-AI2

Global Judging Process

Important Dates for the Season

  • DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS APRIL 26 BY MIDNIGHT
  • April 27 – May 25: Round 1 Online Judging. Note: due to COVID-19, all official judging must happen online.
  • June 2: Technovation will announce semifinalists via email.
  • June 2 – June 16: Round 2 Semifinal Online Judging.
  • Late June/Early July: Competition results released recognizing 12 finalists teams and 10 Regional Winners. Teams will be able to access their scores and certificates at this time.
  • August: Technovation World Summit, where we celebrate the hard work of teams across the world!
And of course it will be fun! In fact, Teen-Turn participants will have
their own celebration event themselves at the end of the season
with cool prizes like Beats Headphones and a Grand Prize of €1,000.

As for the global competition, if you want to learn more, they even made
a movie about it -- see below!

Who is CWIT? Connecting Women in Technology is a network of Irish based technology companies who all share a common goal to support the development of women in the technology industry. Founded by Accenture, Dell and Microsoft in 2011, the network today spans 20 leading multinational technology companies, who all collaborate to attract, promote and encourage women in STEM careers.

Your Teen-Turn Hosts:

Schedule

Session Week Beginning Break Topic
1 17-Jan   Ideation
2 24-Jan   Design Thinking
3 31-Jan   Market Research
4 7-Feb   App Development 1
5 14-Feb   Business Models
6 21-Feb Mid-Term (Optional) Prototyping
7 28-Feb   App Development 2
8 7-Mar   Marketing Plans
9 14-Mar   Business Plans
10 21-Mar   Demo-ing
11 28-Mar   Pitching
12 4-Apr   Filming
  11-Apr Easter Break  
13 18-Apr   Submission Completion