How Teachers Can Connect with Students & Families During At-Home Learning
This is part three of our ongoing series about edTech industry shifts in at-home learning. To check out the whole series, click here. Strong relationships between students and teachers support academic growth and social-emotional development. During at-home learning, however, those connections have been harder than ever to make and maintain. As the school year comes […]Read More
Personalized Digital Rewards Are the Future of EdTech
“I’m missing basketball,” a student called out, interrupting our demonstration. I was with my design team at the Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County in Jersey City, N.J., piloting a web-based learning program called My.Future. Designed to bolster the beloved national organization’s after-school offerings in STEM and career-readiness, My.Future helps Boys & Girls Club […]
How Smart UX Design Turbocharges Student Engagement
Because today’s young learners have grown up with devices ingrained in their lives, they are naturally sophisticated consumers of digital product design. Many of them have been immersed in apps and digital games featuring engaging user experience, or UX, since before they could read. To captivate these students, educational technology has to be more than […]
Meet Backpack Interactive!
SOS Brooklyn, an award-winning creative design and strategy agency that creates interactive and personalized user experiences (UX), today announced the launch of their next chapter, Backpack Interactive. Driven by 18 years of experience in the edTech world and a passion to serve as champions of the end user, the new division will create high-impact learning […]