The people who have trusted us so far
Maydm gave my son…the confidence to plan a career in STEM…[and] the resources to excel. Participating in the Maydm program helped my son apply for and get accepted into the Madison College STEM Academy.
Our interaction with Maydm was interactive and collaborative. The staff was hands on and ready to help us in any way possible. …I have no doubt that with Maydm’s dedication, more girls and students of color will have a voice and succeed in their academic aspirations.
“I had a great time working with the kids – The Micro:bits were especially cool. It was amazing to watch them go from “I can’t to do this” to “What else can I make it do?”
Students do more than code all day. Cohorts are encouraged to bond and connect with one another through games, cooperative challenges and group projects.
We teach the holistic student in an immersive world of STEM to encourage their growth as an ethical innovator. Students experience technology by building portfolios as they learn real-world, job ready skills.
We support the growth and development of our students in and out of the classroom by pairing them with local technical professionals who serve as a mentor for an entire year.
“Maydm finds ways to stay relevant to kids who want/need STEM even during a worldwide pandemic. Maydm ROCKS!!!”
“I do some coding in school. We do simple coding and nothing as complex as this. I wanna learn more about it and get better at it.”
Middle School Student
I want to personally thank you for spending the day with the students and sharing such a fun & educational activity. We had 203 students participate and 99% said they enjoyed it and would like to return next year. Many said your session was their favorite, and how happy they were to receive books.
Education Support Coordinator, Milwaukee Urban League
In the morning, students learn programming languages and critical thinking skills, then get outside for physical activities after lunch and discuss ethical and scientific issues in STEM fields.
“The students absolutely lit up when they got to see the code they wrote in their micro:bit watches. Seeing their names scroll was amazing and it was the moment that they all really got into coding.”
“Coding is something new that Asia has never thought of doing before Maydm came along. I really think it inspired her and is a door opener for her in today’s society. This can get her far in life. Her mother and I are proud of her being a part of something like this that will benefit her in the future.”
“I loved being able to work with the kids and laugh at their jokes. It was so cool to see them get excited about tech and being engaged in the scene.”