World Changing Ideas Awards 2021: Education Finalists and Honorable Mentions

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World Changing Ideas Awards 2021: Education Finalists and Honorable Mentions

Companies or initiatives that help inspire better and more equitable learning. Read about the winner, how Reporters Without Borders built a virtual library in Minecraft to share banned journalism.



Adobe Readability, Adobe
Automatic textbook billing lawsuits, U.S. PIRG
Build the Vote, Sid Lee
Dell Student TechCrew, Dell Technologies
Être, Être
GetSetUp, GetSetUp
Immersive Reader and Learning Tools in Microsoft Edge, Microsoft
Kiwrious, Augmented Human Lab, University of Auckland
Lumi Keys 1, Lumi
Rep Magazine, Stanford
SpaceBuzz, SpaceBuzz
SwiftStudent, Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation and FormSwift
The Knowledge Society, The Knowledge Society
The Learning Passport, UNICEF and Microsoft

Honorable Mentions

Code Next Connect, Google
Command Center, Interplay Learning
COVID-19 Response, Curriculum Associates
Duolingo ABC, Duolingo
Ed Farm, Ed Farm
Engageli, Engageli
Florida Atlantic University High School, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) High School – Boca Raton & Jupiter Campus
Hellosaurus, Hellosaurus
Imagi-nation {TV}, AIME Mentoring
InSpace, Champlain College
MBAi, Kellogg School of Management
Movement To #BEAT2020, Harappa Education,
Orange Campus Africa, Orange
Parsons Entrepreneur Academy, Parsons Entrepreneur Academy
Project 10Million, T-Mobile
Quizlet Learning Assistant, Quizlet
Sawyer, Sawyer
Teenivo, Teenivo
The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution, Learning Ally
The Story of You, Seed Health
Tonies For Teachers, Tonies For Teachers
University of Wyoming College of Education’s Agricultural Education Program, Mursion
Unruly Splats App, Unruly Studios