RightToRead: Students in Punjab Learn English With ReadToMe®

Over the last decade, surveys conducted across government schools indicate a significant gap in English reading and comprehension skills of students. This is a source of concern since English proficiency is important for social empowerment and improving the chances of higher education and job-related opportunities. According to the Annual Status of Education Report, 2016 (ASER 2016) only 32% of children […]

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Building Bridges Across Borders: Honduras | RightToRead

RightToRead is an edtech initiative that aims to enable English literacy with the help of multi-sensory reading and comprehension AI software ReadToMe®. Features like a dictionary, word translation, and pictures help with developing vocabulary. This process of learning improves fluency of reading and comprehension. The user interface has been designed for teacher friendliness. The software’s features such as reading speed […]

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RightToRead Maharashtra: The Journey To Date

As RightToRead continues to expand its outreach in Maharashtra, it is time to look back and see the many roads travelled to reach where the initiative stands today. The RightToRead journey began in Maharashtra in 2014-15 with 125 schools in 3 districts.  In 2018, the Government of Maharashtra, Schoolnet and EnglishHelper signed an MoU to implement the RightToRead program in […]

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An EdTech English Literacy Initiative in Assam | RightToRead

RightToRead is an edtech initiative for the enhancement of English literacy of government school students. The program is aimed at enabling English literacy globally with the help of a multi-sensory AI-powered reading and comprehension software–ReadToMe®. RightToRead started in 2013 with 100 schools across 6 states in India. In 2015, the program expanded to 5,000 schools reaching 1 million students in […]

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Technology in Education: Shaping the Future of English Literacy in Haryana

Studies around the world have highlighted the increasing importance of technology in education. The assimilation of technology in education has benefits that span across education levels and geographies. Incorporating technology in education might have met with a lot of resistance initially, but research shows that countries that embraced technology in education could enhance learning outcomes in schools. It would not […]

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Early Echoes of the Beautiful Sound of Children Reading in Uttarakhand | ReadToMe®

Keywords: English Literacy | Reading and Comprehension | EdTech | Technology in the Classroom | ReadToMe® Uttarakhand, India’s youngest Himalayan state came into existence on 9th November 2000. It was carved out of the mountainous regions of Uttar Pradesh and became the 27th state of the Indian subcontinent.   Uttarakhand is known for its picturesque hill stations, pilgrim sites (devbhoomi), forests […]

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Communicating Smartly is Key to Scale | RightToRead

The RightToRead program’s reach has expanded explosively in the last 5 years. From 100 schools spread across 6 states in 2013, it covers more than 25,000 schools spread across continents impacting over 8 million students today. The RightToRead footprint covers 27 states and 5 Union Territories in India and 9 countries across Asia, Latin America and Africa. At each stage […]

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English Literacy Initiative in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas | RightToRead

EdTech | English Literacy | Education System in India | Technology | Reading and Comprehension Skills The National Education Policy (NEP) 1986 envisaged the establishment of residential schools known as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) for talented students, predominantly from rural India. The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti was tasked with the establishment and administration of these fully residential and co-educational schools. JNVs […]

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A Note From an English Teacher | Tech-Enabled Reading & Comprehension Program: RightToRead

Abdul Salim is an English teacher at Sane Guruji Urdu Vidyalaya in Rahatekar Vadi in Nagpur. He has spent most of his life in the city, doing what he does best; teaching English to students. Salim is one of the 100,000 teachers from around the world who use ReadToMe® in their classrooms.  He was first introduced to the ReadToMe® software […]

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RightToRead: An English Literacy Initiative in West Bengal

Over the past decade, research conducted across government schools confirms that India has a major reading and comprehension skill problem. This issue is across languages i.e. the first language (often mother tongue) and second/ third languages as per school curriculum.  According to ASER 2016, only 45.2% of children from grade 8 could read simple sentences in English. This is a […]

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