Cracking the Code about Coding  

Sometimes the key to success is right in front of you. (We all know about the ‘other’ times…) Case in point:  finding free, high-quality and engaging resources to introduce Coding to your students.  Why coding?  It teaches problem solving, creative and critical thinking, and builds important lifelong skills for any learner.  And Code.org has a portfolio of […]

Thinking Big About…

…Fall! And with the season comes the start of a new school year. New students, new challenges, new opportunities inspire us to tweak our lesson plans and try some new approaches for engaging those students. How can we connect their learning to the world around them? How can we nudge our students to take charge […]

MMSD Personalized Pathways

This June I joined a group of dedicated teachers, administrators, business reps and community leaders to explore experiential learning opportunities in our community.   The experience underscored our belief that the greater Madison area is rich with expertise and innovative learning experiences for students.  Our challenge is to find the best way to provide access and […]

Camp MAD Media featured in The Cap Times!

Teachers boost their classroom tech savvy at Camp Mad Media Reporting by Amber C. Walker, The Cap Times July 1, 2017   Although summer break is just getting started, some local teachers are already thinking about how to innovate their curriculum for students next year. On Thursday, We Think Big, a Madison nonprofit dedicated to […]

Camp MAD Media: Gaming

Game Jam: Create your own Learning Adventure  

Camp MAD Media: Virtual Reality

Explore VR with Google Expeditions  

Camp MAD Media: Podcasting

Sharing Stories with Podcasts  

Camp MAD Media: Coding

Coding in the Classroom is a Scratch!

Camp MAD Media: Maker Mindset

Make-ing Learning Fun with Bubbler Maker Kits  

Camp MAD Media: Animation

Storytelling with Stop-Motion Animation    

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