MAD-learn, a web-based curriculum program for K–12 students, inspires creativity and fosters entrepreneurship through Mobile Application Development (MAD). The program allows students and teachers to learn and execute the fundamentals of mobile apps, including ideation, planning, design, creation, development, marketing, launch, and maintenance. The MAD-store offers a web and mobile app interface for iOS and Android so teachers and students can showcase and share the mobile apps they have created, with the click of a button or a tap on a phone. Users can also download the apps on their own mobile devices. Cost: Annual licenses and professional development for program; free demo may be scheduled.
Honoring the legacy of Apollo 12 astronaut Charles “Pete” Conrad and his four-decade passion for innovation and entrepreneurship, the Conrad Challenge is an annual, multiphase innovation and entrepreneurship competition that encourages young adults to participate in designing the future through purpose-driven education.
All Star Code is a nonprofit computer science education organization focused on developing a new generation of entrepreneurs. Through its Summer Intensive program, a six-week coding bootcamp, and continued Alumni Services, the organization gives young, motivated Black and Latino men the skills, networks, and mindsets they need to succeed in a technological world.