Therapals: Pay it Forward Approach to Learning

TheraPals is an online therapeutic approach, created by Mollie Verdier, to using video modeling for children with special needs and it provides a social platform to promote friendship, practice social skills and encourage Peer to Peer learning and teaching with children with similar abilities through a Skype like technology with children across the world. Mollie…

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Flight Club

Justo Karell & Evan Harri pitched their idea for the Flight Club, a program to teach underprivileged youths in Cleveland the basic concepts of flight, mechanics, and engineering at Accelerate 2015. Their concept used simple, yet fun and engaging lessons followed by assisted, hands on construction of the student’s very own quadcopters. Their hope was to…

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The Cool School Rap Comic: STEM Curriculum in Comic Form

In 2015, Laura L. Balliett pitched her Cool School Rap idea at Accelerate. The Cool School Rap is an educational comic series that breaks down complicated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum into a highly visual, easy-to-read format. To go along with the comics, Laura envisioned creating lesson plans to deliver content and guide…

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