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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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MAD-news for June: Join us at #ISTE18 in Chicago!

Hi Guest, It’s officially summer and that means that school buildings across the nation have few or no students roaming their hallways. It’s a time for quiet reflection, for absorbing lessons learned, for planning, and for some much needed rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. It’s also a time for ISTE! The International Society for Technology in Education is holding its annual conference…

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MAD-news for May: Thank you Teachers!

Hi Guest, A week ago today was National Teacher Appreciation Day and I wanted to make sure we could take this opportunity to thank every teacher who positively impacted our lives when we were kids and every teacher who is working tirelessly with us to positively impact their students lives today. We can’t thank you enough for all you do!…

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MAD-news for April: Now is the time!

Hi Guest, Dedication. Passion. Strategy. All Key ingredients for a Successful instructional yearlong pilot of @MADlearn resulting in 1461 mobile apps created at @ParkwoodMS_NC across content and grade levels! This is what one of our amazingly successful middle schools at Union County Public Schools in NC tweeted about their first year experience with MAD-learn and we couldn’t be more proud of the…

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