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MAD-news for August: Back to School Safety

Hi Guest, As we navigate these tumultuous back-to-school times, we hope you and your families can stay safe and healthy. We know this is not easy, but please believe in our collective power to do what is right for our staff and students, and don’t forget to use your voice to share your concerns or help find solutions. We can’t…

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MAD-news for July: The Wedding App!

Hi Guest, Gregg Stone here, filling in for Alefiya this week. She actually took the week off (upon our insistence, of course 😉 to celebrate her upcoming nuptials. The MAD-learn family is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Carroll, who is exchanging vows with our own CEO this weekend! We are so happy that she has found the one who…

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How to have a successful virtual session with an outside facilitator

The global pandemic COVID-19 has enlightened us to new and alternative teaching and learning methods. Although the world of video conferencing and virtual meetings has been around for a while, it is being used now more than ever, especially in classrooms around the world. The number of MAD-learn virtual app workshops during this period has increased greatly and has taught…

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MAD-news for May: STEM/STEAM Partnerships

Hi MAD-learn, A few weeks ago I was honored to attend and be a part of the SEE Summit: Students for Equitable Education, hosted by Digital Promise but organized, led, and presented entirely by STUDENTS. It was such a refreshing conference and I would like to encourage you to think about how you can empower your students to share their…

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App Development in my Math Class

I am constantly looking for new ways to inspire my students and ignite their imagination while instilling in them a love of learning. Keeping them engaged and encouraging them to tap into their innovative side by thinking outside the box is such a vital part of their growth. As a mathematics teacher with several years of teaching experience, I have…

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MAD-learn named Software Company of the year – 2021 Best of Atlanta Awards!

Each year, the Atlanta Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and the community. These exceptional companies help make the Atlanta area a great place to live, work and play. We are excited…

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App Development with my Girls Who Code Club

As an educator with over 13 years of experience, I am conscious of the fact that we need to prepare students for jobs that do not even exist yet; which means we need to modify our teaching practices to include collaborative technological integration. In my search for a tool that provides authentic hands-on experiences, I reached out to our district…

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