<TED Worksheet>
10. A 12-year-old app developer
Thomas Suarez
<4:25>  October 2011

 

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<Questions : A 12-year-old app developer> 
1. The speaker has made a few apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. List two apps that were introduced in his speech.

(1) __________________

(2)__________________

 

2. Why did the speaker create his whack-a-mole app?

 

 

3. A lot of people ask the speaker how he made the apps. Why do they ask that question?

 

 

4. According to the speaker, why is it difficult for kids to learn how to make a program?

 

 




5. How did the speaker first learn the basics of computer programming?

 

 

6. Why did the speaker persuade his parents to pay $99? What did his parents say?

 

 

7. The speaker created a new club at school. What kind of club is it?

 

 

8. The speaker mentioned 3 things he wanted to do in the future. What were they?

(1)______________________

(2)______________________

(3)______________________

 



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<Answers : A 12-year-old app developer> 
1. The speaker has made a few apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. List two apps that were introduced in his speech.

(1) __Earth Fortune_____   

(2)__Bustin Jieber______

 

2. Why did the speaker create his whack-a-mole app?
Because a lot of people at school disliked Justin Bieber (a little bit).

 




3. A lot of people ask the speaker how he made the apps. Why do they ask that question?
Because a lot of times, they want to make an app also.
(Much of the time, because they want to make an app also.)

 

 

4. According to the speaker, why is it difficult for kids to learn how to make a program?
Because not many kids know where to go to find out how to make a program.

 





5. How did the speaker first learn the basics of computer programming?
by programming  in multiple other programming languages
(by writing computer programs in multiple other programming languages)

 

 

6. Why did the speaker persuade his parents to pay $99? What did his parents say?
Because he needed to pay $99 to put his app on the App Store. They said yes. (They agreed.)

 




7. The speaker created a new club at school. What kind of club is it?
an app club

 

 

8. The speaker mentioned 3 things he wanted to do in the future. What were they?

(1)_ create more apps and more games __

(2)_get into Android programming and development_

(3)_continue his app club_______
(and find other ways for students to share knowledge with others)
 

 

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