Backchannel Chat is a real time discussion tool designed for educational use. It provides teachers with all of the tools to successfully manage a classroom backchannel.

We provide teacher tools for:
* Moderating and removing content
* Locking the chat room from students to help control the pace of the discussions
* Profanity filter
* Ability to make students "read-only"
* Message amplification tools - students can up-vote relevant content
* Private messaging between teachers and students
* Reporting information to help determine student participation
* Full transcripts

Backchannel Chat provides safe and secure real time discussion tools that have been designed for educational use. Teachers have full control of the discussion - they can remove messages, lock the room, and prevent students from contributing. Our modern rooms will transform your classroom.

What’s New

Version 2.2

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

Fixes for iOS9

Ratings and Reviews

1.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

dmm227 ,

Just keeps loading - does not work

I just downloaded the app, hoping it was less clunky than the website and it doesn’t even work. I also noticed they haven’t updated it in 4 years, so there you go. Don’t waste your time. Stick with the website.

lindsayrm321234567898765 ,

Doesn’t allow students to join and can’t cancel membership

App doesn’t allow students to join and there is no way to contact developer to cancel subscription

Disappointed with Kindle ,

App keeps quitting

Just tried the app in a classroom environment and if quit every 10 minutes. Needed more stability to be functional.

App Privacy

The developer, LearnWeaver Pty Ltd, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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