Teaching Mobile App Development for Project Based Learning

April 28, 2016

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Project based learning has been a staple in classrooms for decades. Educators have incorporated projects in the classroom to encourage critical thinking and problem-solving, skills that are important for college…

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Community Engagement – Why Leveraging Mobile is Critical for Communication

April 27, 2016

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Leading schools and school districts are reinventing how they are communicating with key stakeholders in their school communities. Here’s their secret…use mobile applications to reach parents, students, teachers, and school…

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April 18, 2016


SCHOOL BACKGROUND Haysville West Middle School is one of two middle schools in Unified School District 261 – Haysville Public Schools in Kansas. With 575 students in grade levels 6-8, the…

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What Parents REALLY Want From School Communicators…

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Just how involved do parents want to be in daily school communication? A recent survey found the answer to be quite telling. Over 55% of parents and guardians expect to…

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Introducing the MAD-store – Where Students’ Mobile Apps Come to Life!

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With over 58% of teens using mobile apps everyday, it is no wonder that MAD-learn has become one of the most popular mobile app development programs in the Nation. At…

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5 Steps to Implementing a Computer Science Program at Your School

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With the announcement of President Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative, policy makers are calling on education decision makers, around the country, to take action to empower ALL students with…

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Why Having a Strong Community Matters

April 7, 2016

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What does it mean to have a strong school community? The answer may vary, but one underlying theme would hold true: consistent communication is the foundation of a strong school…

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Mobile App Development in the Classroom Can Boost Student Engagement Leading to Improved Testing Outcome

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Does technology in the classroom really boost student testing outcomes? The jury is still out on this, but what has been proven is that the use of technology in the…

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