Project. This word generates a wide range of emotions from adults and students alike: interest or intrigue, sometimes uncertainty or anxiety, even dread and stress.
Students, especially, often feel overwhelmed which leads to procrastination. It doesn’t have to be that way. We hope that first sensation should be Excitement.
There is a real dearth of high-quality content for teachers and parents in search of projects in:
Math (algebra, geometry, number sense, number theory, expression, equations, statistics, probability)
Science (life science, physical science, earth science, information science)
English Language Arts (grammar, reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, speech, reading comprehension, literature)
Social Studies (geography, ancient history, world history, U.S. history, state history, community, religion)
Our hope is for an abundance of rich curricula featuring videos, images, graphic organizers, notebooks, handouts, assessments, rubrics, multimedia, conventions, and differentiated instruction (including special education) which
Furthermore there is a real need for an integrated site to discover and manage educational projects.
We believe teachers will benefit from a complete kit for a project (lesson plan, student resources) combined with an intuitive tool for students to organize and manage their project on any device (phone, tablet, laptop). So in addition to doing projects they love, students develop time and project management skills (planning, goal setting, critical thinking, collaboration) which will help them as adults.
After all, isn’t life made up of a series of projects?