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.
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) offers a global online entrepreneurship experience that challenges students to develop innovative solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. NFTE’s Pathway begins by igniting students’ imagination.
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.
The impact of COVID-19—on education, health, the workforce, and the economy—has made clear that young people need skills that enable them to think critically, creatively, and globally—to solve problems, create new jobs, and address issues never seen before.