Top 10 Student Avatars

How fun are these profile avatars?

One of the first steps students take in Bakpax is choosing their avatar. Avatars are here to help increase student engagement in their school work. Plus, we think they’re pretty adorable!

Fun fact: When students finish their assignments, they see a surprise animation […]

2020-10-29T17:20:38-04:00October 26th, 2020|

Bakpax Release Notes: 8.14.19 – Better Navigation, Student Submission Dates, and a Trivia Assignment Reminder

We’re working hard to improve the Bakpax user experience, so you can hit the ground running this fall with time saving grading techniques and instant feedback to your students. Here are a few recent changes we wanted to tell you about:

Better Navigation

The top level navigation is now simplified to “Classrooms”, […]

2020-04-26T11:58:23-04:00August 14th, 2019|

A sneak peek of what’s to come (SPOILER: We love llamas)

Getting students to engage in the classroom is hard enough, not to mention getting them to engage with a new learning app!

That’s why we’re paying special attention to how the assignment submission process will get students truly excited and interested in the experience of using AI to grade their assignments. […]

2020-03-22T17:17:44-04:00July 30th, 2019|

Bakpax Release Notes: 6.19.19 – Speedier Grading, Better Assignment View, and ISTE!

Speedier Grading!

  • We have increased the speed of the AI grading process! Now, instead of chopping the image into pieces and then sending each to the AI for grading, we send all of the student’s answers from one image.
  • The assignment upload process has also been given a big boost […]
2020-04-26T12:41:43-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Get the Best Results from Bakpax During Test Season

Teachers, summer is almost here! Start the break a little early by letting Bakpax grade your final exams for free. It’s time to start planning your Teacher Summer Renewal, so send those tests our way. To get the best results from our artificial intelligence handwriting recognition, we recommend you give […]

2021-06-22T11:03:13-04:00May 21st, 2019|

Startups Have Just One Unfair Advantage—Use it!

Will my startup fail? It’s a question every entrepreneur obsesses over.

It’s nearly impossible to give general advice about startups. They succeed or fail for what appear to be extremely specific reasons. It’s maddening, and it makes prediction very difficult. Venture capitalists, who are highly motivated to be good at prediction, […]

2020-04-26T12:37:51-04:00September 7th, 2018|

Miracles and Mysteries in the Classroom

The gradual global increase in high stakes testing over the last few decades has exerted pressure on schools to act more like test prep cram programs. Ever-more harried teachers must teach to ever-evolving sets of standards and sufficiently “teach to the test” so that their school doesn’t […]

2020-04-26T12:36:38-04:00July 27th, 2018|

Making Homework More Effective: Putting Content in Context for the Learner

For years, there has been a tension in primary and secondary education between testing and learning. Measuring students takes time away from learning, and stresses out students (and teachers and parents and administrators…). However, most primary and secondary education around the world is publicly funded through taxes, and the public […]

2020-04-26T12:33:53-04:00May 11th, 2018|
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