Careers 360 | Government School Students in Maharashtra to Benefit from Technology Enabled English Program

EnglishHelper has launched RightToRead in partnership with the Maharashtra government and IETS to bring technology enabled English learning to 65,000 schools in the state. EnglishHelper launched RightToRead in 2013. Using the multi-sensory AI software, ReadToMe, RightToRead enables the reading of English textbooks in class and enhance reading and comprehension skills. In 2015, EnglishHelper partnered with the United States Agency for […]

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Business Standard | Right to Read Program on a Roll in India, Africa, and Central America

The RightToRead initiative was launched to address the massive literacy gap in India.  ReadToMe is an AI multi-sensory reading and comprehension software that powers RightToRead. The program is designed to introduce  minimum change yet deliver best outcomes. The existing school textbooks are read in class during normal school hours.  The initial pilot was implemented across 100 schools in 6 states […]

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Forbes | Why Ed Tech Is Finally Reaching Its Potential

While many other EdTech startups may struggle to jump from one school district to another, EnglishHelper has managed to scale at a rapid pace. Founded by Dr. Venkat Srinivasan in 2010, a Boston based cognitive scientist, the company leverages artificial intelligence-based, technology platforms (ReadToMe and WritingAssistant) that can support English reading, comprehension, speaking, and writing. Under the RightToRead initiative, ReadToMe […]

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Amar Ujala | Spoken English

With ReadToMe, Even Government School Students Will Speak English Fluently Under the RightToRead initiative, ReadToMe has entered Himachal Pradesh and will now benefit children in 1,514 schools. As a result of this initiative, government school children will now be able to improve their spoken English, just like their counterparts in private schools. These schools have been offered ReadToMe for grades […]

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The Hindu | Learn English

A Software That Helps Children Learn English As a part of the RightToRead initiative, ReadToMe is set to roll out in 1,00,000 Indian schools, covering at least 15 million children in 2018. ReadToMe is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based software that has improved learning outcomes for an estimated one million Indian students across eight Indian States in 2016-17. This tool helps […]

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NRI News 24/7 | 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 skill of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had […]

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Business Standard | English Language

Computers in the Classroom Does technology have a role to play in improving learning outcomes for children in government schools in India? Evidence from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Delhi, suggests that the answer is yes! Children from class VI have had their English language textbooks digitized and the content appears on the screen in front of them. What makes this […]

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The New Indian Express | Learning English

New Software Helps Underprivileged Kids Speak English the Right Way Can technology-enabled learning prove to be helpful in learning English? Evidence from the Girls’ High School in Rezimental Bazaar in Secunderabad, Hyderabad, suggests that the answer is yes! Asha Kumari, who has 12 years of experience in teaching English to high school students, teaches children as they sit in the […]

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Outlook India | English Language

E-Education Playing Professor Henry Higgins As English is generally not spoken at home by most students in government schools, many of them have difficulty or are unconfident about speaking English, mainly because of issues with pronunciation. Outlook India’s article discusses how technology has the potential to address the problem of English language learning for children in government schools in India. […]

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DNA India | Learn English

One Million School Kids Learn English in Digitised Way DNA India talks about the RightToRead initiative and says that it has revolutionised the way English language learning is being taught for nearly one million children in government-funded schools, across eight Indian states. These states include Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Punjab and West Bengal. The RightToRead initiative helps […]

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