Audience Questions Students can submit, reply, and vote for questions that they’d like to have addressed The questions with the most votes automatically rise to the top of the section Teachers know at all times, the most pressing issues among their students
DiscussionsTeachers create open-endedor short answer questions fortheir students to respond toStudents reply with theirthoughts or opinionsSince all interaction isanonymous among students,teachers will hear insight fromstudents that they neverwould have otherwise
PollingTeachers can poll students ona question or topicStudent responses are displayedgraphically and update in realtimePoll results can be exported to aspreadsheet for assessmentpurposes
Confusion Barometer Student POV Teacher POV Students can indicate The number of confused confusion with the touch of students is represented a button graphically on the teacher’s page, updating in real time
QuizzesQuizzes are a series ofmultiple choice or shortanswer questionsStudents select theiranswers to each quizquestion, and receive theirscore upon completion ofthe quizQuiz results can be exported toa spreadsheet for assessmentpurposes
Data ExportTeachers can export aspreadsheet containing thedata from their eventThe spreadsheet containsthe results from pollquestions and quizzes, aswell as a list of thequestions that eachstudent askedThe spreadsheet can beused for powerfulassessment, leveragingdata that was never beforeobtainable
Media CoverageGoSoapBox has had a wide variety of media coverage, ranging fromEducation speciﬁc platforms to nationally recognized news outlets http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/ http://news.yahoo.com/chicago-startup- http://mashable.com/2012/02/14/gosoapbox/ GoSoapBox-aims-to-fuel-discussions-in-the/ gosoapbox-launches-shatter-barriers- NZQCpxS0UUKd0SWnCu0D8Q.cspx student-engagement-153017575.htmlhttp://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/02/14/new-app- http://www.edutopia.org/blog/gosoapbox- http://thejournal.com/articles/2012/02/16/ tells-teachers-when-students-are-confused/ classroom-participation-matt-hurst teachers-assess-comprehension-bolster-student- participation-with-web-app.aspx
Testing & Usage1500Beta Testers GoSoapBox went through a rigorous beta test for over 4 months being used by over 1500 different beta testers.98%of respondents to a recentsurvey said that they wouldrecommend GoSoapBox to afriend
Company Reputation Chicago Lean Startup “Hot Startup Of The Week” Challenge Winner Through efﬁcient use of metrics and data GoSoapBox was named a “Hot Startup of the driven decisions, GoSoapBox outcompeted Week” by Sprouter Magazine 140 other companies to win the 2011 Chicago Lean Startup Challenge. http://bit.ly/zNgZJl www.leanchallenge.com
Global User BaseSince our public launch on February 14, 2012 GoSoapBox hasbeen used by over 10,000 students and teachers, in 68 different countries
User Satisfaction Less than 3 months after GoSoapBox was developed, it wasnominated by our users for ‘Best Mobile App in Education’ in the 2011 Edublog awards www.edublogawards.com
Training & Conferences GoSoapBox can provide tremendous value in situations outside of the classroom including professional development training, and conferences / events. Estimated % Of GoSoapBox Users per category 15% 24% 7% Training / PD Conference / Event Grade K-8 Grade 9-12 Higher Ed 24% 30%
Technori Pitch is a monthly showcase of Chicago’s most innovative companies,pitching their latest technologies. It’s the city’s ﬁrst large-scale, curated platform forcompanies to demo before an audience of over 300 entrepreneurs, executives, andenthusiasts.GoSoapBox is used during each event to make for a more efﬁcient audience Q&A.http://www.technori.com/thepitch/ “Once again, GoSoapBox made the night a hell of a lot easier and quicker. System worked great and thank you for all the additional features.” Seth Kravitz Technori Co-Founder
GoSoapBox215 West Superior St.Chicago, IL 60654John Pyteljohn@gosoapbox.com(847) 922-1554
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