While most of us use phone apps everyday, few of us have had to opportunity to see their own app in the Apple App Store. That's the case with The First Academy student Brennen Fountain. Brennen acquired an interest in coding at the age of 14, conveniently approximately the same time Apple's Swift programming language came out. Brennen started with the basics and spent time learning how to code using videos on Lynda.com. With the start of AP... Read More.
Computers are everywhere, and are changing every industry around the world. But fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Good news, The First Academy is on our way to change this! If... Read More.
Did you know you have the ability to share your exciting The First Academy photos with us? Using our The First Academy app for iOS and Android you can share pictures right off your mobile... Read More.
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When developing an app, we asked, "What engaging questions do parents ask of us on a frequent basis? How do families... Read More.
elect students from The First Academy's 4th-6th grade ventured to the Florida Educator's Technical Conference (FETC) to attend an iJournalism workshop where they learned how to professionally... Read More.
Before you begin reading this article, please be aware of a few things. First, this article assumes you have a basic understanding of computer based storage. Second, all steps outlined in this... Read More.
Apple has been busy lately with the new iOS 8, iPhone 6 and 6+, and the recently rolled out OS X Yosemite for Mac computers. Somewhere along the way either during a new setup or update on a device... Read More.
One of the most difficult decisions I have living on the cutting edge of technology is to know when to upgrade to the new operating systems when they are released. Sometimes, I get lucky because I’m... Read More.
Written By: Dr. Steve D. Whitaker, Head of School
While I can’t say that this article will change your life, I can say that one of the items listed has changed countless lives. At a... Read More.
Dad, can I have your credit card? Can you type your Apple ID password?"
Apple has found a way to connect families digitally and make these questions of the past. Family sharing provides a great... Read More.