Story Time From A Computer: Teaching English To Millions Across India With Technology

A computer program guides English classes across schools in eight Indian states to make teaching and learning the language easier with narration, picture definitions and direct translations. I was so scared of English when I was in school. There was no individual attention then, or when I started teaching. With the picture dictionary it’s easy to teach. I was so […]

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An AI-based Technology Solution Aiming to Solve the Literacy Challenge

A recent article published by Millennium Post assesses the impact of the RightToRead initiative in India. The article critically examines this technology-enabled program and how it is contributing to solving the problem of illiteracy.  A huge number of children around the globe still struggle with reading. Lack of infrastructure, qualified teachers, and supplementary resources place students from lower socio-economic backgrounds […]

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The Telegraph India | Spoken English

The New English Channel Can technology-enabled learning prove to be a ray of hope for India’s reading challenge? Evidence from Cossipore Institute in West Bengal suggests that information, communication and technology (ICT) can play a critical role in improving Indian youth’s written and spoken English. Cossipore Institute is one of the 769 government and aided schools using ICT to teach […]

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English Without Sighs and Tears, but with Clicks and Signs

Can technology-enabled interventions make a difference in the lives of both students and teachers for the better? Observations from classes conducted under EnglishHelper’s RightToRead initiative supported by USAID and the America India Foundation indicate that the answer is yes. Sanjay Gupta, CEO of EnglishHelper, says RightToRead is mainly focused on government schools, as the level of English proficiency is low […]

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Deccan Herald | Spoken English

Kannada-Medium Students Learn Queen’s English the King’s Way Can a multi-sensory approach to English language learning prove to be more effective than traditional methods of teaching? ReadToMe has transformed the way children in several government schools across Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, and five other states learn English. This revolutionary technology engages children on multiple levels and provides them with a digital learning […]

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Afternoon Dispatch & Courier | Learn English

Multi-Sensory Technology to Change the Way Millions Learn English Over the last decade, surveys conducted across government schools in India have highlighted a significant gap in the reading and comprehension ability of students. In 2013, EnglishHelper launched an initiative RightToRead, with the objective of improving reading and comprehension skills of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had […]

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