CourseKicker wins the BigApps challenge

September 2014 — CourseKicker was announced a winner of the NYC’s BigApps challenge! Among the 20 finalists in the Learn category CourseKicker was honoured with the grand prize as the best tool that allows teachers to connect, collaborate and share best practices with colleagues beyond their own schools, anywhere in the world.

CourseKicker uses social networking and crowdsourcing techniques to help teachers build strong professional networks, discover best practices, and recommend new connections and great lessons. Read more…

CourseKicker is released

May 2014 — CourseKicker is a lesson discovery and sharing site for teachers. It allows teachers to:

  • Easily and quickly find the best possible lesson plan for any subject
  • Find videos and other materials to enhance a lesson
  • Connect with other innovative teachers teaching the same subjects
  • Share lessons and ideas for enhancing the classroom experience
  • Follow how other teachers are teaching the same subject

CourseKicker’s simple yet modern interface allows for quick lesson planning and organization, easy interaction with other users, and rapid sharing. Lessons can be uploaded directly from the user’s computer or pasted in as links. Once uploaded, lessons are available live on the CourseKicker website where they can be reviewed, rated, and commented on by the members of the community. Read more…