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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    June 18, 2020

    Parents Are edTech’s Next Big Users

    We were 10 minutes into a Zoom call with my 13-year-old daughter’s school when her teacher asked us for feedback on their remote learning efforts. Even though I’ve been actively involved in my daughter’s education, it wasn’t until afterward that I reflected on how different it felt to be asked my opinion about the way […]

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    June 17, 2020

    At-Home Learning: Resources for Parents, Teachers, and edTech Product Owners

    The COVID-19 pandemic brings unprecedented challenges to the field of education. During at-home learning, parents are suddenly tasked with overseeing their child’s education. At the same time, many educators are still learning the best ways to engage families and students from home, troubleshooting on the fly. We’ve noticed a sea-change in the edTech industry, too. […]

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    June 11, 2020

    Educational Resources for Talking to Your Kids About Race and Anti-Racism

    This is part two of our ongoing series about edTech industry shifts in at-home learning. To check out the whole series, click here. Even though we’re still social distancing and guiding our kids through at-home learning, we also have an obligation to teach children about the world outside our apartments and homes. Increasingly, this means […]

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    May 29, 2020

    How Parents Can Weather the Storm of At-Home Learning

    This is part one of our ongoing series about edTech industry shifts in at-home learning. To check out the whole series, click here. You wake up to the sounds of banging. You pad over to the kitchen and find scattered pots and pans on the floor. Your child is making you breakfast — but you […]

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