The birth and near-death of one piece of educational software
The Hechinger Report
JUNE 9, 2014
In this second installment, software engineer Ben Slivka finally ships his educational software but finds his real customer base isn’t what he expected. CHAPTER 20: Slivka’s Sci-Fi Software Gets Shipped. When Ben Slivka decided to create his own interactive learning software in 2006, the online options for students, parents, and teachers were pretty bleak. They were software writers, and good ones.