- Is the gadget easy enough for use for teachers to quickly build informative/interactive content?
- Is it interactive for the student?
Choosing the winning gadget was a difficult decision….so difficult that we ended up with a tie for first place!
First place (tie): Bustin’ Bash and Categories
Bustin’ Bash by Arik Dov Dadye and Puru Dahal (prize: Acer Chromebooks)
Categories by Max Volz (prize: Acer Chromebook)
Second place: Exploring Google Earth
Exploring Google Earth, by Bryan Hughes (prize: a family membership to the California Academy of Sciences)
Third place: Audio Recorder
Audio Recorder, by Taha Kazi and Robby Nevels (prize: a $100 Amazon gift certificates)
Many thanks to everyone who built and submitted a gadget. We’re looking forward to seeing how your gadgets evolve and what you think of next! All of the above prize winners were also offered a $2,500 contract to continue working on their gadgets and, upon Versal’s approval, have them added to Versal’s gadget tray and made available to teachers worldwide. In addition, the finished gadgets will be showcased at the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon on September 6-7 in San Francisco. If you’re attending, please stop by our table and meet our team. Thanks again to everyone who came – it was an honor and a privilege to meet you. We’re looking forward to seeing your ideas. If you need help or have any questions, please say hi at community.versal.com. Interested in participating in an early adopter feedback program? Learn more here. More developer and teacher meetups coming soon…sign up here for alerts.