Innovation Projects for Students
A Project-Based Learning & Contest Platform for Students (ages 13 & up)
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Featuring the FAB FIVE!
5 Essential Themes of Innovation to Ensure Comprehensive Concept Development
Concept to Contest
An Online Invention & Challenge Platform
Equitable Access Via Mobile
Studies show that for even the most challenged demographics, at least 93% of students have access to smart phones. Desktop access can dip as low as 40%. BizzyB is therefore designed for 100% access on mobile devices.
BizzyB features a “Fab Five” Concept Canvas and Journaling System to strengthen any innovation and entrepreneurship project. Collaboration features and templates that offer instructions, tips, examples make concept development between team members and mentors easy and fun.
BizzyB applies project journal content to presentation reports including Pitch Deck and Business Plan in preparation for presentations at contests, in classes or in funding pitches.
BizzyB features a Library of contests. Enter your projects in hackathons, science fairs, business plan competitions and classroom and capstone challenges.
See an Innovation Challenge in Action
BizzyB enables youth around the world to work together to affect positive change. I'm excited to see this change the future of education.
Susie Chun OaklandRetired Hawaii State Senator
BizzyB was amazing. our hack turned into a truly global event with students and mentors collaborating from remote locations around the world.
Jason UekiExecutive Director, HIplan
It's nice for brainstorming with people, especially people you don't even know. It's cool getting ideas from them.
Catherine Kane-PauloHackathon Participant
This is a game-changer that represents the future of education. It takes hackathons, mentoring and STEM education to new heights.
Phillipe RosseHackathon Mentor
Was one of the best educational experiences for my students and myself. I really would like to start hosting more of these within my school to teach critical thinking skills.
Mark GuaglioneHackathon Mentor
Contests, Challenges & Projects
Frequently Asked Questions
What's Free & What's Pay?
Free Student Accounts include Personal Profile, Personal Digital Portfolio and Soft Skills Assessments. Student pay version includes Edit mode for unlimited projects charged on a monthly basis. Adult roles are all free. See Plans »
What Age is BizzyB For?
The online version of BizzyB is limited to individuals ages 13 years old and up. This restriction is designed to protects the privacy of young minors. Print materials are open to all ages.
What's a Concept Canvas?
BizzyB Fab Five Concept Canvas is a design-thinking workspace to brainstorm 5 essential themes of an innovation project. As a checklist, it's appropriate for any project-based, innovation or entrepreneurial experience.
How Long Does It Take?
BizzyB is scalable from one-hour use of a one-page Concept Canvas to all-year full journaling learning experiences. It's ideal for continuing review and comments by mentors. The more time you have, the better BizzyB works.
How Are Leaders Assigned?
A Project Manager invites team members then assigns leader or co-leader roles for team members to govern the 5 key themes of innovation. Leaders act as topic facilitators and can send feedback surveys.
What's Virtual Mentoring?
With BizzyB, mentors and team mmbers can collaborate on a remote basis through comment channels and feedback surveys. All communications are presetned in queues that respect the time and attention of both mentors and team members. Mentor role is entirely free.
Can We Customize Contests?
Yes. Anyone can open a free, customized contest for any number of students. Customization of contests includes rules, rubrics, schedules, instructions and more. Contest creation and management featrures are free.
Can We Customize Templates?
Yes. BizzyB offers a free, built-in authoring system to create custom project templates (instructions, tips & examples) and STEM skill lessons. A teacher training system is included. All Template, Lesson and Teacher Training features are free.
How Are Soft Skills Assessed?
Pre- and post-project surveys can be activated by group managers to measure soft skills including VIBE Creative Aspirations, EIS Innovation Skills, 4Cs, MTC, SnapShot and SEL. Surveys are only activated as part of student project journal editing features, thus the uptake of survey data is part of monthly subscription features. Once projects are complete, Soft Skill survey contents enter student portfolios and assessment reports which are included in the free student version.
Do You Offer Services?
Yes. We are happy to co-produce contests, provide production support services and create custom contests, templates and lessons on an as-needed basis. Contact Us »
Tips, Stories & News
"I felt very accomplished to finish this within less than two days or 20 hours. And it felt nice to collaborate with other people, especially since I haven't been talking to much people in this quarantine." - Eda, Hackathon Winner "Was one of the best educational...
Amid COVID-19 Stay at Home Orders, Students Invited to Compete in a Virtual Hackathon for the Hawaii STEM Conference 2020 Hawaii STEMworksTM Students and Local Industry Mentors Collaborate on New Innovation-Learning Platform to Design Oyster Cages On the heels of a...
This past weekend we ran what we believe to be our state's first ever 100% online hackathon using BizzyB.com, Zoom and Google Docs. For the story, read the press release below... but first, three tips for anyone trying to produce online education programs with digital...
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