Who is Smashboard Edu Designed For?

  • Suitable for learners ages 9 years old and up.
  • Classroom teachers looking to infuse creativity and problem-based learning into their curriculum.
  • Makers and technology workshop facilitators that prefer to put pedagogy first.

Why Use Smashboard Edu?

  • Convert your traditional lesson plans into Design-based Learning Experiences (#DesignTeaching).
  • Promote the 4Cs of Education- Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Creativity.
  • Fulfill ISTE Student Standard #4, Innovative Designer- Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.

When Should You Use Smashboard Edu?

  • At the beginning of a unit of study as a "hook" into the topics to be explored.
  • At the end of a unit of study as a creative way to demonstrate competency of the content.
  • As an alternative lesson plan (short-days, sub plan, after school, etc).