At Apple they believe that everyone should have the opportunity to create something that can change the world. That is why a program has been designed that allows anyone to learn, write and teach code. They call it “Everyone Can Code” and now the American company, in an effort to expand the coverage of this curriculum, has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of AmericaIn this way, the coding tools will be available to its participants in more than a dozen cities in the United States.
With the idea of being able to fulfill one of the goals set by Apple, that of reaching everyone everywhere to be able to teach them to program, the curriculum «Everyone Can Code“And in order to bring these teachings to all who want to, Apple has now partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America organization.
The encoding options will work around Apple’s own Swift language. The American company, It will also provide access to iPad models.
Using the iPad and the free Apple Everyone Can Code curriculum, and with ongoing professional support from Apple educators, children and teens from local Boys & Girls Clubs will integrate coding into their programming. Students will be given the opportunity to create and collaborate on the basics of application design and development. With an emphasis on critical thinking and creative problem solving.
Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, Lisa jacksonsaid the following:
At Apple, we believe that education is a force for equity. All students should have the opportunity to explore and develop coding skills for their future. Together with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, we have already introduced thousands of students to innovative technology experiences. We are excited to expand our partnership to bring Swift encryption to even more communities across the country.
The initiative will be available at 10 new regions: Atlanta Georgia; Austin, Texas; The Washington, DC metropolitan area; Miami-Dade County, Florida; Wake County, North Carolina; and Silicon Valley and California.