We had a great talk with Christine Witcher and Melanie Kong about Floop, an app that supports teacher and peer feedback in almost any classroom. Listen to their startup story and how Melanie and Christine have used their classroom experiences and action research to build student agency and efficacy. Then check out Floopedu.com to see how you can use it in your classroom.
Contact the Floop team via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Twitter: @floopedu
- Website: floopedu.com
- Blog: blog.floopedu.com
- Research Whitepaper: bit.ly/floop-whitepaper
- Student Feedback Literacy Curriculum: bit.ly/curr-download
Company BioBased on research and built by teachers, Floop is a web platform that helps teachers give meaningful feedback faster and teaches students how to use feedback to learn. Floop works on any internet-connected device (phones, tablets, laptops) to streamline the feedback process and give more agency to students.
About the developers
Christine Witcher has worked in education for over 13 years, working with students from preschool age to high school seniors. She currently teaches middle school science, math, and innovation at Forest Ridge School in Bellevue, WA.
Melanie Kong is a high school engineering and entrepreneurship teacher at Tesla STEM High School in Redmond, WA. She has worked in education for 10 years as a classroom teacher, professional development trainer, and curriculum designer.
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