Curriculum Links

Curriculum Links: Apptastic! with App Inventor

By participating in App Inventor, students have an opportunity to(direct connections are shown in bold):


Science and Technology

Understanding Structures and Mechanisms: Form and Function

  • 1.1 evaluate the importance for individuals, society, the economy, and the environment of factors that should be considereddin designing and building...devices ti meet specific needs



Number Sense and Numeration

Operational Sense

  • solve multi-step problems arising from real-life contexts and involving whole numbers and decimals, using a variety of strategies (e.g., estimation, algorithms)


Variables, Expressions, and Equations

  • model real-life relationships...


Data Management and Probability

Collection and Organization of Data 

  • collect and organize categorical, discrete, or continuous primary data...




  • identify the main ideas in information materials and explain how the details support the main ideas 
  • select appropriate reading strategies - skim text for specific information; record key points...
  • use a variety of strategies to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words 
  • use the special terminology in a particular area of study...


Oral & Visual Communication

  • contribute collaboratively in group situations... (during lab work)
  • work with members in their groups to establish clear purposes and procedures for solving problems and completing projects (e.g. doing lab work)
  • evaluate the effectiveness of an informational media work... (using checklist to evaluate in Follow-up Activities)



  • depending on the app built, and its uses, other connections to the Ontario Curriculum may apply