20 Years of Insights from the Front Lines of edTech

For the past 20 years, Backpack Interactive has partnered with museums, universities, publishers, and major design firms to create edTech that engages learners and makes it even easier for educators to do their work. By focusing on the simplicity and accessibility of our clients’ UI, we’ve built products that amplify the efforts of hard-working teachers […]

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    November 12, 2020

    What Teachers Really Need in a Remote Learning Product

    The rapid switch to remote learning this past spring revealed major gaps in digital learning tools. Teachers often struggled to reach students working at different paces or levels within the same class. At times, educators even cobbled together three or four applications to ensure their students could access and understand high-quality learning content. The rise […]

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    November 9, 2020

    How to Build and Launch an Online Course in a Crowded Market

    When we work with brands to develop an online course from existing content or from the ground-up, we know how important it is to design a product that will stand out in a crowded market. Teachers already have many products to choose from, which means plug-and-play content and turn-key solutions will only take your company […]

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    October 26, 2020

    How to Leverage Peer Learning Features and Foster SEL Growth in Remote Learning Tools

    Peer-to-peer learning has numerous benefits for students. It provides students with practice collaborating and generates more opportunities for students to understand difficult subject matter by helping their peers learn, too. While it’s certainly easier to arrange peer learning activities in the classroom, students still benefit from these activities when they’re offered digitally. In fact, peer […]

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    October 14, 2020

    UX & UI Product Designer

    Thank you to everyone who applied. We are no longer accepting applications but keep your eyes open for additional open positions in 2021.  We’re hiring! Backpack Interactive is a small but mighty strategy, UX and edTech design studio. We are committed to serving our educational and non-profit partners with products and interactive experiences that support […]

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    A good start makes for a great outcome. Our specialized services rely on proven processes and outcomes. When we work together to better understand the problem, the goals, and the users, our engagements are more successful and efficient.

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