Today’s guest on The EdTech Startup Show is Bryanne Leeming.
Bryanne is the Founder & CEO of Unruly Studios, and inventor of their award-winning product, Unruly Splats. Unruly Splats engage elementary and middle school students with learning STEM skills and computer science through active recess-style play. Unruly Splats was recently awarded MassTLC’s 2019 Digital Transformation in Education. Bryanne has a degree in Cognitive Science from McGill University and an MBA from Babson College. She was named a 2018 Inc Rising Star and a 2019 Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40.
Bryanne answered these questions:
- Can you tell me about what your company does in your own words? And what your role is there?
- How has your company adapted during COVID-19 school closures?
- Why combine learning STEM/coding and movement?
- If you could make a basic STEM curriculum all elementary kids had to learn, what would it include?
- Do you have any suggested resources, people, books, etc. that helped you develop your perspective on learning?
- You’ve received investment from the Amazon Alexa fund. What’s your perspective on the role voice-enabled devices will play in education? Are we close to them becoming a regular part of it?
- What’s a call to action or suggestion you have for listeners?
Bryanne also discussed these great stories
- Lessons learned from running a successful Kickstarter campaign
- Why and how Unruly has gone through 18+ iterations of their product
- What Bryanne saw and experienced growing up business-owner parents
- Bryanne discusses Unruly’s brand, which is a fun, bright contrast to many other EdTech companies. How does she feel about the look and of their product and marketing?
- And more
- Bryanne’s Twitter
- Unruly Studios Twitter
- Unruly Studios
- Company Kickstarter
- Amazon Alexa Fund
- MIT Media Lab
- Murphy’s on the Green, New Hampshire
- Babson MBA Program
- GSV Labs
- Unruly in the House
- Dr. Amon Millner
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