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MAD-news for February: Hamza’s Social Justice App

Hi Guest, While we are a proud geographically disperse team who has embraced working together effectively over 5 cities and 3 countries, nothing can take away from some long awaited “in person” time. Last week brought three of our core team members together for our 5-year MAD-anniversary, school visits, planning meetings, in depth strategizing, and of course laughs, jokes, and…

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Mobile App Development And The Modern World

  Mobile app development in recent times has become increasingly relevant in today’s technological world where children are very conversant and comfortable with the use of all kinds of devices. In an era where children are full of curiosity and the openness to explore, why not teach them how to create what they see and use on their mobile phones?…

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Why Coding is NOT Enough

While coding is basically one method of storing data usually by shortening the original data in an agreed manner, computational thinking is the thought process involved in formulating a problem and expressing its solution in such a way that a computer or human can effectively carry out. In an attempt to answer why only coding is not enough to teach…

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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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