Differ is a messaging app with chatbot teaching assistants, and it brings a strong social element to classes. The product enables collaboration and peer learning.
Differ is an easy-to-use tool for class communications. It provides both group conversations and one-to-one communication possibilities.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.
Subject based learning goals
Soft skills learning goals
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.