Grade 6 Student Explains How He Makes Apps

This is a great TEDxVideo of Thomas Suarez, a Grade 6 student explaining how he goes about developing Apps for iPhone, iPod and iPad. This is a great model for educators to create App developers in their own schools. Content creators as opposed to content consumers is a question we continue to ask ourselves. As Thomas says "sometimes students know more than teachers...with the technology......."

This kid is obviously a special student with a passion for programming but it would not be impossible to emulate this situation.

Here is a further article from the Manhattan Beach Unified School District explaining their decision for the iPad Pilot Program.

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