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Happy Holidays and Happy 5 Years!

Hi Guest, December 2018. 5 years since the day we launched MAD-learn. 5 years since the day we decided to venture into the world of empowering and exposing students to the world of technological possibilities. 5 years of learning how we can best serve the millions of students around the world who don’t yet have access to the learning opportunities…

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The Value of Global Connections for K-12 Students

Ever thought about bringing the world into your classroom and how priceless it would be for students to engage in collaborative learning across the globe? Although some students have been privileged enough to experience global collaboration on one scale or another, a larger percentage of students around the world have not. How fascinating would it be if global collaboration among…

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MAD-learn Curriculum 2.0: A Smarter Way to Access Resources!

Ready for some fantastic news?! Accessing resources for the MAD-learn curriculum has just become more efficient and easier than ever. A new Curriculum Management System is now in place for you to easily get whatever resources you need; from standard lesson plans and presentation slide decks, to tutorials and activities for enhancement or reinforcement. Here’s how it works: Click the…

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MAD-eyes on New York and Florida

Hi Guest, The holiday season is most definitely upon us, as was evidenced by the wonderful holiday cheer on the streets of NYC last week. It was great to be a part of the initial festivities, along with the political energy surrounding the election. As we prepare for Thanksgiving next week and get ready to close out another great year,…

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Teachers as True Partners

Hi Guest, Happy Fall! The cool weather is finally here and in some places, our leaves are even starting to turn. While the holidays will be here before we know it, we have much to do before the year is over. My top “must do this year” item”? Take my nephew to every museum in DC. And travel to see…

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MAD-store: Your Place to Publish Student Apps

MAD-store is the go-to place for all apps created via the MAD-learn platform. Students have the opportunity to publish, view and share their apps on PCs, tablets or smartphones, in both iOS and Android environments. Why did we build the MAD-store? We all excel when our hard work and creativity is recognized and appreciated. The MAD-store provides students the opportunity…

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Bugg Elementary Entrepreneurs Create App for School Store

By Gregg Stone Director of Curriculum and Implementation, MAD-learn   I always enjoy my visits to Bugg Elementary School in Raleigh, NC. This STEM Magnet school is driven by the Design Thinking Process, providing students with a variety of tools and curricula to help them understand and appreciate the importance of developing vital and transferable skills (commonly called “soft” skills)…

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MAD-news for July: We need your input!

Hi Guest, France won the World Cup. Djokovic won Wimbledon. Big weekend for sports fans around the world. I grew up watching the World Cup for the simple reason that my parents happened to live in Argentina when the World Cup was hosted there and they made it a tradition, a part of life, something that we would all enjoy…

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