Packback Named One of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative

Fast Company has released its annual list of the 10 most innovative companies across various industries. Packback is among the education companies included for finding “ways to thrive in a moment when, for better or worse, most learning is happening via screen.”

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Fast Company, the leading source for progressive business media brands with a unique focus on innovation in technology, has released their top picks for the “Most Innovative Companies of 2021.”

Packback comes in at #9 on the list of most innovative education companies, cited “for bringing intellectual curiosity to online discussions.”

Companies on the list include Outschool, Skillshare, EdX, Homer, and many more who are innovating the tech space.

Packback is a tool for facilitating online discussions that serves 600,000 university students. When they participate in online course forums, students get peer feedback on their critical thinking. (Packback uses the pedagogical framework Bloom’s Taxonomy as the basis for its AI engine.)

Initial research suggests that Packback participants are more likely to cite sources in their posts and earn higher grades.”

An excerpt from “The 10 most innovative education companies of 2021”

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