Creating a space in which both teachers and students can seamlessly browse and share resources.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Gooru’s mission is to honor and preserve the human right to education. To achieve their goal of making educational tools more accessible, Gooru is building a free personalized learning solution that helps teachers find, remix, and share collections of web resources for any K-12 curriculum. The nonprofit had the knowledge, relationships, and experience to drive this endeavor, but sought a partner to focus on bringing top-notch user experiences to both students and teachers. Initially, EchoUser helped design pieces of the experience; eventually, the team decided to overhaul all of Gooru’s offerings from the ground up, with the challenge of making the experience resonate for two very different users: teachers and students.
As part of our flexible UX as a Service (UXaaS) engagement, we continuously work with Gooru to validate and
Our work with Gooru is ongoing — EchoUser and Gooru are driving towards releasing a new version of the product next year. Currently, EchoUser is focused on wireframing and user testing, with visual design advancements to come later on.