Introduction

We believe that education and technology are two really transforming forces, and that is why we combine these two areas that are so important to help people to give mobility to their knowledge and transform education in the World.
Imagine the day when every teacher, parent and student can even create a form of application as easy, fast and fun as creating a slideshow. That day has arrived ... we present the EduApps.
EduApps is an authoring tool for mobile learning. The platform is designed to be the simplest way to build educational applications. Despite the simplicity, EduApps platform is very powerful, allowing you to create the most simple applications consist of text and images, and very complete applications with interactivity, forms, geolocation, calendar and laboratories or equipment reservation system.

Currently the platform EduApps is in beta, available in English and Portuguese. Some 300 Brazilian users have created more than 500 applications in EduApps platform. Our satisfaction surveys show a great acceptance of the platform, including praise and usability.

The EduApps project was among the 10 most innovative projects in education in Brazil Innovative Ideas Challenge sponsored by the Getulio Vargas Foundation in 2014. This competition is one of the most important open innovation and startups contest in Brazil. And recently the EduApps project was selected to participate in the Google Developer Summit SP'15.

As next steps, we will leave ready platform for multilingual translation in the website www.eduapps.mobi where anyone can download a translation file, translate from English into their native language. Thus, we intend to fulfill our mission, which is to promote mobile learning in the world.

Mobilize your knowledge with EduApps.

Synopsis

Objective

The EduApps mission is to promote Mobile Learning in the World. For this our goal was to develop a free platform where teachers, parents and students can create educational applications with their own content easily, fast and fun, even without programming knowledge.

The goal is to allow the EduApps worldwide teachers mobilize their knowledge through the creation and publication of educational applications, and that students can learn anywhere and at any time through useful information available in the palm of your hand.

Approach

EduApps is an authoring tool for mobile learning. The platform is designed to be the simplest way to build educational applications. Despite the simplicity, EduApps platform is very powerful, allowing you to create the most simple applications consist of text and images, and very complete applications with interactivity, forms, geolocation, schedules and reservation or equipment system labs .

Engagament

Currently the platform EduApps this in beta, available in English and Portuguese. Some 300 Brazilian users have created more than 500 applications in EduApps platform. Our satisfaction surveys show a great acceptance of the platform, including praise and usability. Importantly, we not yet made €‹any massive marketing campaign for the platform. The user rate of return has been upper 60% within 30 days, and the average time spent on the platform exceeds 30 minutes. The Google Certified Teacher of community and the Google Educators Groups in Brazil are evangelists of technologies use in education and were very interested in learning and disseminating EduApps platform, so that more teachers can create their own educational applications and encourage the use of smartphones education.

Impact

The EduApps project was among the 10 most innovative projectos in education in Brazil Innovative Ideas Challenge sponsored by the Getulio Vargas Foundation in 2014. This competition is one of the most important open innovation and startups contestin in Brazil. And recently the EduApps project was selected to participate in the Google Developer Summit SP'15.


Eduapps is one of the 100 Startups Open in Brazil - http://www.openstartups.org.br/

The EduApps supported the event Apps in Class, the Challange, promoted by the Pedagogical Innovation Center of Positivo University, where students of the early years of graduation so challenged to create educational applications. The measured learning gain was 13% higher among students who have developed applications compared with students who did not develop educational applications with the study content.

Next Steps

In addition to the continuous development of EduApps platform and the creation of new teaching resources, we intend to create a step by step tutorial videos to further facilitate the use and dissemination of the platform.
Let the ready platform for multilingual translation in the field www.eduapps.mobi where anyone can download a translation file, translate from English into their native language, send us this translated file by email, and once added to the platform, all EduApps platform will be in the native language of that user. This means that we provide a truly global platform for building educational applications, an easy, fast, fun, free and in the native language of each community, and of course, you do not need programming knowledge to use EduApps platform.

Thus, we intend to fulfill our mission, which is to promote mobile learning in the world.

Mobilize your knowledge with EduApps.

Other Information

PDF - Click to download
YouTube Video - EduApps in Action: Making a app.
Project Website - EduApps App Maker
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