Think about the most engaging classes you've had. What made them interesting and exciting?
Gooru is trying to make the classroom experience more engaging. They are buildingan education based search engine that organizes and tags free educational content for teachers and students to use. Users can search through resources, collections of content organized by subject, and quizzes to find the best material to use for their classes. See this demo video for a more in depth look at how Gooru helps teachers teach, and students learn.
After familiarizing yourself with Gooru by watching the demo video, answer the following questions:
1) What is one feature would you suggest Gooru adds to its platform to make it even more useful for teachers and students?
2) If you were a teacher, describe one way you would use Gooru to help your students learn.
|Nayeon Kim Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Aakash Abbi City University of New York|
|Andrew Newbill University of California at Berkeley|
|Jenny Mi University of California at Berkeley|
|Ruslan Zagatskiy University of Pennsylvania|
|Eric Pelz California Institute of Technology|
|James Teasley Johns Hopkins University|
|Bryan Alvarez University of California at Berkeley|
|Abigail Jablansky University of Pennsylvania|
|Jiali Sheng University of Pennsylvania|