Solar-powered reading device, equipped with WordSwitch technology, allowing diverse learners to navigate complex texts by switching unknown words
Big Ideas@Berkeley 2014/15 Prize
Reading Skill Targeted
2nd place, Winner
Gemma Gooding, Thomas Heeren, Kate Hou, Lisa Fu and Kiki Adhinugraha
Seeking novel, mobile technology-based innovations to enhance early grade reading scores in developing countries. May also adapt or apply existing mobile-based technologies in new and innovative ways.
The Big Idea
Solar-powered MyReadingTablet (MRT), equipped with breakthrough WordSwitch technology, allowing diverse learners to navigate complex texts by switching unknown words for another. The device, equipped with hundreds of pre-loaded e-books, allows children to customize their reading level and tracks the student’s reading as well as determines and tracks their reading level and improvements.
Blogs and Media
Research and Resources
MyReadingTabletMonash University shares its ACR GCD-funded MyReadingTablet innovation that leverages technology to enable readers to adjust the reading level of e-books.
Connect with the Innovator
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia