COMMUNITY: empower your workforce with innovation, leadership & entrepreneurship skills.

Empower your community’s next generation leaders and workers with 21st Century “soft skills” of creativity, critical-thinking, collaboration, communication and digital literacy. Anyone over 13 years old is invited to use BizzyB.

Quick Start Guide

Companies, Nonprofits, Mentors & Judges Welcome

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Companies

Company representatives are invited to sign up for free memberships. Representatives can create groups, create and manage contests, and author curriculum.

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Nonprofits

Nonprofit representatives are invited to sign up for free memberships. Representatives can create groups, create and manage contests, and author curriculum.

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Team Mentors

Mentors are invited to sign up for a free membership. Mentors request to join project teams. Once on a team, mentors gain viewing and comment rights for team content. 

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Content Judges

Judges are invited to sign up for a free membership. Judges request to join a contest group to be assigned to view and evaluate projects during showcase events.

1-minute & 3-steps to get a free community membership

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1. Click "Join FREE!"

Complete the sign up form with your name, email and choice of password.

2. Activate Via Email

Find the BizzyB welcome message and click the “Activate” button.

3. Login at BizzyB

Login using your email & password to land on Projects Dashboard.

How BizzyB Works

BizzyB is a project invention system that empowers collaboration among team members and mentors. 

Groups

Create school, class, club, home school, camp or other groups.

Group-Paid Members

Calendar Events

Messaging

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Lessons

Participants learn core knowledge like STEM and hands-on skills.

Content & Quizzes

Exercises

Badges 

Projects

Teams invent with BizzyB’s Fab Five™ Journaling. 

Templates Library

Teams & Mentors

Presentation Tools

Contests

Teams enter BizzyB projects in problem-solving challenges.

Awards & Prizes

Online Showcase

Leaderboard & Impacts

The Invention Space

BizzyB® Print Version

Want a BizzyB preview? Checkout this free print version of the BizzyB® Fab Five™ Concept Canvas. This canvas is ideal for starting innovation projects including kicking off hackathons and other challenge events. It’s also made available to ensure equal access to those who don’t have adequate access to computing devices or bandwidth. Includes instructions, topic definitions and canvases for Fab Five sub-topic exploration.

BizzyB Fab Five Innovation Concept Canvas

BizzyB® Digital Version

Learning Lessons & Micro-Badges

BizzyB offers a library of STEM, innovation, entrepreneurship and other knowledge mastery lessons. Anyone can author lessons, including students and community members, which are the foundation of micro-badge awards.

Lessons feature options to include mastery content, quizzes, step-by-step exercises, exercise reflections and exercise evidence uploads. Lesson authors set micro-badging requirements and review uploads for badge approval.  

Awarded micro-badges appear in students’ personal portfolios.

Create a Logo Mastery Lesson at BizzyB Learning Management System

Fab Five™ Project Journal

BizzyB also offers a project-based collaborative online learning system where students and mentors can collaborate together on project journals to create and align the Fab Five™ Essential Themes of Innovation.

A library of project templates offers customized journaling instructions, tips and examples. Anyone, including students and community members, can create custom templates for publication in the Library.

BizzyB® Fab Five™ Journaling features embedded design-thinking methodology, a live mentoring system, instant team messaging, pitch deck builder and more.

BizzyB Fab Five Innovation Journal

Multiple Dashboards

Access groups, contests, curriculum authoring, and parent dashboards by clicking the top bar “Features” tab.

Helpful Hints

Click on any “?” icon to view instructions, tips, explanations, examples and inspiring quotes.

Leadership Roles

Click the “Team” tab in your project’s navigation bar to invite and manage Fab Five topic leaders.

Completion Status

Topic leaders can click the Flag icon in their respective journal topics to define topic completion status.

Reports

Click “Reports” in project navigation to visit Presentation Deck, Business Plan, Team Public Page & Surveys.

Insight Assessments

Activated checkout systems include self-assessment surveys to measure soft skills and aspirations.

Essential Innovation Topics

BizzyB’s collaborative journaling process includes the Fab Five™ essential themes of innovation.

Invite Team & Mentors

Project owners can click the “Team” tab in the project’s navigation bar to invite team members and mentors.

Feedback Surveys

Topic leaders can click on the yellow bar at the bottom of any topic to send feedback survey questions.

Notifications & Messaging

Visit the top bar Bell icon for notifications and the Talk Bubble icon for instant messaging.

Calendar & Deadlines

Visit the top bar Calendar icon to view aggregated meetings and due dates created by group managers.

Digital Portfolio

Visit the top bar “Portfolio” tab to view portfolio, assessments and request recommendations.

Lessons

Click on “Lessons” in project navigation to access learning lessons. Set syllabi or provide lessons as a resource.

Comment Channels

Click the message bubble in any journal section to comment with team members and mentors.

Idea Credits

Topic leaders can click “Idea Credits” in any topic to recognize ideas contributed by team members.

Set & Track Goals

Click “Goals” in journal navigation to see Set Goals bars. Click “Progress” in project navigation to log results.

Checkout System

Group managers can activate a checkout system for journal topics and project completion exit surveys.

Settings & Privacy

Project owners can visit “Settings” to update project descriptions, group association and privacy options.

Fabulous Free Features

All users, including mentors, companies and nonprofits can create contests, curriculum and groups, FREE!

Contest Management

All users can create and manage contests such as classroom challenges, hackathons, science fairs and business plan competitions.

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Curriculum Authoring

All users can create lessons and project templates. Authors can limit curriculum use to specific groups.

Team Member View

Any user can use participant project features. Create your own projects via the “Features” top bar tab and “Projects” dropdown.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What age is BizzyB for?

BizzyB is designed for students ages 13 and up. At some point in the near future, provisions will be put in place to allow for safe use by children under 13. For now, please do not allow students under 13 years of age to use BizzyB.

What parental controls exist at BizzyB?

Students and their respective parents connect accounts at BizzyB so that parents have viewing rights over their children’s content. Parents also have control to hide their respective children from public view.

What’s free and what’s pay?

Free accounts include a personal digital portfolio and access to experience and abridged version of BizzyB’s Fab Five™ innovation journaling. Upgrade to Premium for full journaling features. All other features are free including groups, contests, mentoring, authoring, personal portfolio & assessments.

Do you offer bulk discounts?

Yes. Annual subscription discounts are available for individual users. Additionally, bulk subscription discounts are available for orders of at least 500 user month purchases.

Can I downgrade my account to free?

Yes. Students may downgrade accounts at anytime to end monthly payments. Following downgrade, the current monthly term will continue until the end of the monthly term.

What happens if I downgrade my account?

Downgraded accounts revert to free mode where user retains access to digital portfolio and soft skill assessment reports. Lessons and projects in process will be frozen but may be re-activated upon renewal of subscription.

FREE Membership

Free accounts include abridged Fab Five™, digital portfolio & assessments. Educators, Mentors, Judges & Parents are all free.

Premium Membership

Includes Free Member features plus project template journaling, reports, feedback surveys & mentor commenting. See Plans

Students, Educators, Mentors

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