Solutions Using Computer Science
Building in Swift Playground
Guided Pathway on how to start as a beginner and end up as a Mobile App Designer
From printing "Hello World" in basic HTML to UI/UX designing and storyboarding. We take you step by step through the process of creating and submitting your Mobile App
15 hours of instructions and design from start to finish
Congressional App Challenge: The Impact
*2020 showed us that the loss of access to resources was detrimental to students in getting access to computer science gateways
Between 2020 and 2029 IT jobs will increase 11%, higher than any other career.
In 2022 at least 1 million computer programming related jobs will go unfilled.
Congressional App Challenge is helping create the next generation of STEM workforce by introducing kids to Computer Science concepts early
As Easy as 1, 2, 3, Submit
Sign up and get access to all resources and instructions. Easy to follow pathway from Explorer to Expert
Follow Step by Step instructions take you from basic to advanced skills on how to create and code your App
Complete and submit your Mobile App and show the world the knowledge you've learned with UpBrainery
What is the Congressional App Challenge?
Hosted annually by members of the U.S House of Representatives to challenge students to
learn how to code by creating and submitting their own app. The winning app and students are put on display in the U.S Capitol for one year.
US Congress provides an opportunity to teach kids how to code
Each district hosts a local challenge for Middle and High School students.
Everyone is encouraged to submit a Mobile App.
Local winners are invited to attend in person in Washington, DC for the National Challenge.
Are the courses free of charge?
Yes, our courses are free of charge, we have partnered with The Congressional App Challenge team to help students learn to code & program in order to complete their app. All you have to do is sign up and start coding!
How Does UpBrainery Help?
Provides access to step by step resources, mentors and coaches
Don’t know where to start? We provide an easy to follow guide map
Teachers - use the Pathway to help your students learn all about designing and coding an App.
Students - use the Pathway to work on your own App and have a chance to win a trip to Washington.