What is Costner?

Costner is a start-up company that specialises in software solutions for the education sector. The ideology is to provide teachers a centralised view of students’ progress in various learning applications. This facilitates the use of educational software for student assessment and personalised teaching.
Costner is developing The Captain, a dashboard for teachers, as well as several educational applications connected to The Captain. Furthermore third party learning software is being connected into the dashboard to boost the usability of existing educational solutions.

The Captain

At the heart of the Costner platform is The Captain, a central dashboard for teachers. The Captain provides a real-time view of each student’s academic progress in various educational applications. The Captain paves the way for individual-based teaching by enabling students to learn at their own pace in various applications without the teacher losing oversight.

Einstein

Einstein is an application for creating interactive quizzes and questionnaires. Using Einstein, teachers and students can easily create various types of questions, including multiple choice questions, matching questions and visual questions. Students receive real-time responses from the application and teachers can have a real-time overview of each student’s progress through the dashboard, The Captain.
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Prime

Prime is a mathematical game that allows students to work at their own pace in an engaging setting. The game is highly adaptive and the level of difficulty changes in accordance with each student’s ratio of correct answers. Students receive real-time responses from the game and teachers can have a real-time overview of each student’s progress through the dashboard, The Captain.
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Grammar Game

Costner is developing a grammatical game which simplifies the making of assignments in Icelandic grammar. It enables teachers to use the same text to create assignments of varying difficulty levels, allowing students to work at their own pace. Students receive real-time responses from the game and teachers can have a real-time overview of each student’s progress through the dashboard, The Captain.
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The Team

Our team consists of ambitious programmers and engineers who are dedicated to contribute to an improved education system

Aðalheiður Hreinsdóttir CEO

Hinrik Már Hreinsson CTO

Ásta Sigríður Harðardóttir Head of Product Management

Elín Þóra Ellertsdóttir Head of Business Development

Harpa Guðrún Hreinsdóttir Marketing

Sölvi Már Benediktsson Developer

Sigrún Þorsteinsdóttir Team Leader

Hilmar Geir Eiðsson Director

Hilmar Rafn Emilsson Director

Our Vision

Better overview over students progress in educational software applications.

Individualised support

Individualised support

Teachers gain a real-time overview of students’ progress, which enables them to give increased attention and support to students who need it.

Educational software utilised for assessment

Educational software utilised for assessment

By collecting data from various educational applications and displaying it in a central location, students’ overall progress can be used for assessment.

Diagnosing learning disabilities

Diagnosing learning disabilities

Analysing application data using artificial intelligence can simplify the process of diagnosing student learning difficulties.

Learning speed no longer predetermined.

Learning speed no longer predetermined.

Using The Captain, it is possible to allow students to work at their own pace without being sorted into classes or groups based on their abilities.

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Contact Us

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ADDRESS

Aðalstræti 12, 101 Reykjavík, Ísland


TELEPHONE

+(354) 6612326


EMAIL

kevin@costner.is

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