PledgeCents Preferred Partner Highlight: Birdbrain Technologies

The Vision "My name is Tom Lauwers, and I founded BirdBrain Technologies to turn two research projects I had worked on as a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon into commercially available products. At the time BirdBrain was founded, the research behind the Finch Robot and Hummingbird Robotics Kit had…

PledgeCents Preferred Partner Highlight: GoNoodle

GoNoodle gets kids moving throughout the school day with short, interactive videos and games. With GoNoodle Plus, teachers can add custom questions to the activities or select from built-in academic categories sorted by grade level, giving students the opportunity to get their wiggles out while building core-subject fluency. Check out…

PledgeCents Preferred Partner Highlight: Storyboard That

Storyboard That is the brainchild of Aaron Sherman, CEO. He created the company to help people to communicate more easily, use critical thinking skills, collaboration of teams, and boost creativity. Storyboard That just celebrated their 5th anniversary and is a small team of educators, developers, artists, and dreamers in Boston…

PledgeCents Preferred Partner Highlight: Zap Zap Math

The Product Zap Zap Math, developed by Visual Math Interactive, is a math-based ecosystem which constantly innovates on the best education practices. Ng Wei Chong, being the pioneer to Zap Zap Math, was a Math teacher in Singapore who found that kids struggled with worksheets that were one dimensional. The…

[Press Release] PledgeCents and BirdBrain Technologies Aim to Bring Computer Science Education to All Students

The partnership between PledgeCents and BirdBrain Technologies enables teachers to offer hands-on programming into their classrooms through the PledgeCents Marketplace Philadelphia, PA – March 28, 2017 – PledgeCents, Inc., the fundraising site which helps to bring resources and opportunities to classrooms across the country by alleviating funding needs, is growing the number…

Your Quick Start Guide to the Maker Movement

Have you heard of the Maker Movement? Makerspaces have grown in popularity in schools and it’s not just because they’re fun and incorporate technology. The benefits that is offers students are multifaceted: hands-on learning, self-directed learning, collaboration, creative freedom, exposure to STE(A)M, and many others. Chances…