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Press releases

Classcraft Launches “Story Mode,” Helping K-12 Teachers Harness the Power of Storytelling

University of Montreal and Classcraft Team Up to Research and Advance Responsible Use of AI in K-12

Classcraft Announces B-Corp Certification

Classcraft Selected for Unreasonable FUTURE

EdTech Innovation Showcase

CIX 2018 Investment Conference

About Classcraft

Classcraft helps school districts reach their potential by promoting and measuring motivation in real time. Classcraft successfully drives motivation by harnessing gaming’s cultural relevance among young people and the power of games to create sustained engagement. By turning school into a collaborative learning experience for students, Classcraft helps administrators advance initiatives like SEL, PBIS, and personalized learning and helps teachers increase student engagement.

Founded in 2013 by brothers Shawn and Devin Young and their father Lauren Young, Classcraft is an award-winning ed-tech company serving more than 5 million students and educators worldwide and a Quebec- and New York City-based certified B Corporation. Classcraft is used in more than 160 countries and is available in 11 languages. A Google for Education Premier Partner, Classcraft is available via Google’s App Hub and

Media Coverage

AI Time Journal
AI Time Journal: AI for Education - Interview with Shawn Young, CEO and Co-Founder of Classcraft
EdSurge: How Tech Is Taking Social-Emotional Learning out of Its Silo
Tech & Learning
Tech & Learning: ISTE NEWS: Classcraft Launches Story Mode
École Branchée
École Branchée: Les nouveautés des edtechs québécoises à #ISTE19
The Tech Edvocate
The Tech Edvocate: The tech apps that teachers need
B the change logo
B the change: Transforming Education Starts with How We Treat Each Other at Work
Getting Smart logo
Getting Smart: Is Personalized Learning the Latest Tool To Increase Student Engagement?
West Hawaii Today logo
West Hawaii Today: Waikoloa teacher receives worldwide honor
Education Week
Education Week: Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Student Engagement? Researchers Investigate
The it nerd
The it nerd: In Depth: Classcraft
Le Devoir
Le Devoir: Virage numérique à l’école québécoise
Forbes: Preparing The Future Workforce - Gamification Can Help Schools Play Their Cards Right
Education Week Market Brief
Education Week Market Brief: How Education Companies Can Manage and Motivate Millennial Workers
Tech & Learning
Tech & Learning: Triple Bottom Line Results is the New Education Business Model
AP News
Associated Press: Classcraft Announces B Corp Certification
Radio-Canada: Une entreprise de Sherbrooke certifiée pour son impact social et environnemental
USA Today
USA Today: Why US classrooms are starting to resemble arcades
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The National
eSchool News: How I empowered my students to love learning
The National
The National, UAE: Gamification of the classroom to help 'digital natives' learn
VR Podcast
VR Podcast: Crafting Epic VR Access w/ Classcraft
Profweb: Engagement, SEL and Positive Behaviors: A Conversation with Classcraft CEO Shawn Young
KBS TV Documentary Featuring Classcraft
Fast company
Fast Company: How One Teacher Is Making High School--and Physics--Fun by Gamifying The Classroom
Getting Smart
Getting Smart: Classcraft Gamifies Classroom Culture
Venture Beat
Venture Beat: Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-playing game — with freemium pricing
CBC Radio
Radio Canada : La Sphère
EdTech Digest
EdTech Digest: Cool Tool | Classcraft
Canvas8: Classcraft: Gamifying the Classroom
GameSkinny: Shawn Young, CEO and Co-founder of Classcraft, Talks Benefits of Gaming Classrooms
Joystiq: Educational Software Classcraft to Offer Freemium Pay Model
Kotaku: Turning School Into an RPG Where You Level Up by Studying
Webscape: Teaching and learning resources
François Charron : Un jeu en ligne pour motiver les élèves en classe
BBC: How to Use Games to Teach Physics
Spiegel: Schule als Fantasy-Spiel: “Es unterhält die Schüler, was spricht dagegen?”
CBC Montreal
CBC Montreal: The World of Classcraft
Engadget: World of Classcraft Inspires Kids to Work Hard in School
Gamification Co
Gamification Co: The Best of Gamification Education in 2013
La Presse
La Presse: L’apprentissage Rendu Ludique
Courrier International
Courrier International: L’aventure Est dans la Classe