Can you Spot Fact or Fake
Media Literacy with MIT App Inventor 2


Fake news is becoming an increasingly challenging problem with the advent of social media. How do you tell the difference between real and fake news? Create an interactive quiz on MIT App Inventor 2 where the player can be challenged to spot the fact or fake news in different simulated real-life scenarios.

Media Literacy Skills:

  • Learn how to identify fake news in simulated real-life scenarios using the Five Fingers Test: Authority, Accuracy, Currency, Coverage, Objectivity
  • Learn to verify information to make discerning choice if it is real or fake news

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Can you Spot Fact or Fake

Students should have already learnt how to design and program simple mobile apps on MIT App Inventor 2 (AI2).

Our App Inventor will explore deeper into MIT AI2 Components and use Computational Thinking to create prototypes of useful mobile apps that can be used to improve a user’s everyday life. They will learn higher level programming concepts such as conditionals, variables and procedures that can be used to program their mobile apps.

Our App Inventor will learn how to apply design principles to improve how the user interacts with (UI Design) and the overall experience a user has (UX design) with a mobile app. They will apply design principles to create a storyboard for their mobile app with the consideration of the user.


Learning Outcome CSTA ISTE UKNCC
Key Stages
1. Learn about MIT App Inventor 2’s interface.
2. Learn about User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design.
3. Learn how to use the Designer tab to design and the Blocks tab to program the mobile app.
4. Learn how to perform live testing of mobile apps.
5. Learn and apply programming concepts to create programs involving

  • Event handlers
  • Command and inputs
  • Component state
  • Conditionals (if…then…,else…)
  • Math
  • Text
  • Lists
  • Variables (local and global)
  • Procedures


5d 2-B
16 Hours
8-12 years old, 12+ years old
Fine to work with computer

Course curriculum is aligned with international standards: ISTE, CSTA & UK NCC

For Your Information

Our course center is located at #03-03, 51 Cuppage Road (Behind Centrepoint)

  • App Gallery to showcase your work
  • Snacks and lunch provided for full day courses
  • Laptops are provided
  • Computer Labs are located in the central areas
  • Bring along your creative mindset and energy!
  • And also your own jacket in case it gets chilly!


Please note:

  • Our courses will only proceed with a minimum of 4 seats sold. We will inform you in advance by writing if the minimum is unfilled and the course is cancelled. Refunds will be made accordingly to you. Unless otherwise notified, the course will go ahead as scheduled.
  • Any other refunds will only be made on a case-by-case basis.
  • There may be filming & photography done during our workshop/classes. By registering your child’s attendance at this event, parents/guardians grant a perpetual licence to use the student’s work, photographs/videos of the student, and other materials for purposes such as publicizing or promoting the workshops/events and/or the students’ accomplishments on our website or on our partners’ websites.

Why Us?

Best Trainer-Student Ratio in SINGAPORE

1 Trainer to a max of 8 students for every class to ensure maximum attention is given to each student. As experienced educators, we know that lesson time shouldn’t be spent on waiting too long for a teacher to give one-on-one attention in a huge class.

Your Child’s Security is our UTMOST PRIORITY

CCTVs installed  in all classrooms and along the corridors to ensure your child’s safety.

Proper precautions will be taken for your child and we ensure that pick-up and drop-off is only performed by a registered guardian

Toilets just outside our premises which ensures your child will never be out of sight for more than 2 minutes.

All Equipment Provided

Don’t burden your kids with additional loads. There’s no need for any notebooks or tablets. All your child needs to bring is his/her inquisitive mind and a yearn to learn.

Central Location – Orchard Road

Well-connected by public transport, getting to us is never going to be an issue.  From Ion Orchard to Plaza Singapura…Parents can relax and shop…  while your kids are well taken care of @ KIDSCODE.

Value for Money Learning and Training

Contrary to what people think, enrichment for kids doesn’t have to cost a bomb. Our courses are priced not more than the hourly market rate. (PS: check out the price at other providers and divide out over the duration in hours)

NO HIDDEN charges, only PLEASANT surprises.

Maximum of 2 days for Courses during the HOLIDAY PERIOD

Our holiday courses are conducted for 1 or 2 day durations for 2 reasons.

First, this saves travelling time for both parents and children; Not to mention cost. Why spend ERP, carpark and petrol charges over 4-5 days? The math just ain’t right…

Second, spreading the course over too many days will dilute the effectiveness of the lesson and reduces retention. Time is wasted in every lesson when there is a need to recapitulate the previous lesson.