As a result of these experiences, we are upgrading our platform to include more digital collaboration tools. Teachers will be better able to manage their classrooms and students will have a more engaging experience. In the future, we will add functionality for parents to monitor their child’s interactions online. Most importantly, our platform will expand to include online digital collaboration tools. By implementing tools that kids can use to make multimedia projects in collaboration with a PenPal, we are bringing project-based learning to an online community. Our platform changes will reflect the newest trends in education and reinforce the common core skills our curriculum is made to teach.
In Raleigh and New Orleans, communities of activists and entrepreneurs talked about the ways in which local businesses can best serve the interests of schools and educators. Our platform will reflect these changes as we integrate more functionality for teachers to give feedback to students and monitor their progress over the course of their PenPal exchanges.
The original plan for the Drive to D.C. changed significantly but the team stayed flexible, and as a result our platform and team are stronger and better. The journey has helped our company move forward to the next step. As we expand, we will integrate these lessons into the core fibers of our company and be better for it.