American Preparatory Academy to Participate in BoomWriter’s Technology Heroes Program

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Florida's American Preparatory Academy and edtech startup BoomWriter are focused on providing students with personalized learning experiences and easy classroom technology integration for teachers.

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BoomWriter's Technology Heroes Program

BoomWriter shares APA’s mission to customize the learning experience for each student’s needs,” said Twyman, “by blending effective and academically beneficial technology for easy personalized learning.

Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today that Florida’s American Preparatory Academy (APA) is the newest school to participate in its unique Technology Heroes Program. APA, a private K-12 academy specializing in comprehensive Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs focused on the individual needs of each student, will participate in the Technology Heroes Program twice in the upcoming academic year. Through BoomWriter’s interactive group-writing platform, students will be collaborating with their classmates on creative writing projects that are then turned into published books.

“We’re very excited to be using BoomWriter and running the Tech Heroes program this school year,” said APA principal Soraya Matos. Chris Twyman, CEO and co-founder of BoomWriter, is thrilled as well in APA’s participation. “BoomWriter shares APA’s mission to customize the learning experience for each student’s needs,” said Twyman, “by blending effective and academically beneficial technology for easy personalized learning”.

BoomWriter’s Technology Heroes Program seeks to help teachers be champions of technology in their classrooms, and with the help of a third party corporate sponsor, BoomWriter provides every student and teachers with a free copy of the book they created using BoomWriter. BoomWriter has worked with school districts all over the country, including Boston Public Schools, Chicago Public Schools, and Oakland Unified School District.

BoomWriter’s group-writing platform is easy-to-use and flexible to accommodate teachers and students in various roles and educational settings. BoomWriter is kidSAFE certified and CIPA compliant, so it is completely safe for students as all of their work is created in a closed digital environment. Teachers can easily go online, monitor their students’ progress, and provide individualized feedback and personalized instruction from anywhere—ideal in creating a customized learning experience for each and every student.

About BoomWriter Media, Inc.
Serving as an effective and personalized learning resource, award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter is easy-to-use and free for teachers, allowing their students to collaborate with classmates to create, share, and even publish stories and other original content. BoomWriter blends writing and technology use to provide an interactive writing platform that can be integrated into a variety of curricula. BoomWriter lets teachers deliver a fun and engaging personalized learning experience, while students work online to develop their reading, writing, and peer assessment skills. Having originated in a middle school classroom, BoomWriter is now used in over 10,000 elementary, middle and high schools spread throughout more than 60 countries. For more information, please visit

About American Preparatory Academy
American Preparatory Academy (APA) is a fully accredited K to 12 private school with Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs and professionals who offer a bilingual program of excellence. APA’s mission is to serve the comprehensive needs of ESE students and provide peace of mind to parents by offering inclusive services in one place. APA seeks to provide students with the tools necessary to build self-esteem, confidence, and the desire to strive for excellence. For more information, please visit:

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