See great teaching in action

“Teaching Channel is a video showcase of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America’s schools. We have a rapidly growing community of more than 35,000 registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other.”

During our 14 month engagement with Substantial, we Leveraged a thorough Backbone.js implementation and strong test driven development (TDD) in Ruby on Rails. We contributed to the lesson planner, search engine, groups (not live), resource management, brightcove integration, and blog features.

Resources management allows to upload files, images, and videos. Users can also attach resources to group posts and comments.

Blog work included WordPress integrations, with styling management and a way to switch between mobile and desktop experiences within WordPress and the Rails application. We also worked with a WordPress podcast plugin to add extra information to the podcast and its display on the index.


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Technologies Used

Ruby on Rails, Backbone, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Sass


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