Shawn Young is a co-founder and CEO of Classcraft, an innovative platform that motivates students using the culture and mechanics of games. Since its launch, Classcraft has gained incredible traction with educators worldwide, providing tools to transform behavior and classroom cultures.
Shawn taught 11th-grade physics for 9 years, holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and master’s in education from Université de Sherbrooke, and is also a seasoned web developer. Shawn is the co-chair of UNESCO’s MGIEP Global Collective for SEL and Digital Learning is the president of the Edteq Association and is an Ambassador for the Education faculty of the University of Sherbrooke.
Shawn is interested in how we can create a community in the classroom and how playful principles can help teach the whole child.