MAD-learn is a web-based curriculum program for K–12 students that inspires creativity and fosters entrepreneurship through Mobile Application Development (MAD-learn). The program, developed by embr, allows both students and teachers to learn and execute on the fundamentals of mobile apps, including ideation, planning, design, creation, development, marketing, launch, and maintenance. The MAD-store provides a web and mobile app interface for teachers and students to showcase and share the mobile apps they have created, with the click of a button or tap on a phone. Others can download the apps on their own mobile devices, as they do in any other app store. #appsthatmatter is a global collaboration among students to create apps across borders. Students in 27 states and more than six countries have created over 500 apps. Cost: Free
Technology has the potential to improve student capacity to learn in new and exciting ways that promote interactivity and deeper understanding of a given topic. In a survey of K-12 Technology newsletter readers, we explored what types of technology tools are currently in use and for what purposes.
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