MMA Position: High School Teacher Trainer
Day Job: High School Teacher - iOS, AP CS, & Math

Bob Brown has been a mathematics and computer science teacher at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, IL for 17 years. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Mathematics Education and also has a masters degree in Computer Science from Northeastern Illinois University. He has experience with and has taught Perl, Javascript, Java, PHP, CSS, Pascal, C++, HTML, and most recently Swift.

In 2014, Bob attended Mobile Makers Academy bootcamp and has since taught a high-school level mobile apps class based on the Mobile Makers methodology. He aided in curriculum re-writes for Mobile Makers and led their immersive teacher training to help expand mobile apps classes throughout the nation. Bob also teaches the national education programs of Advanced Placement Computer Science A as well as Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles.

WHY MMA?

I have been re-charged in my careers since being taught by Mobile Makers in 2014. Their teaching methods have changed how I work with my students daily, and have even filtered into my AP Calculus classes. The people that I have meet and worked with at Mobile Makers have been some the finest people I have ever had the pleasure to work with.


Mobile Makers' teaching methods have changed how I work with my students daily, and have even filtered into my AP Calculus classes.