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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|

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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