Using interactive voice response to allows older students to record short readings and micro-lesson plans, to assist children learning to read.
Big Ideas@Berkeley 2014/15 Prize
Reading Skill Targeted
3rd place, Winner
Laurent Arribe, Vibhore Vardan, Laura Desmond-Black, Timothy Meyers, Shomik Sarkar and Hasnain Nazar
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
Padhne.De takes an existing interactive voice response model for community communication and allows older students to record short readings and micro-lesson plans, complementing children’s existing modes of instruction—like teachers, tutors, and textbooks.
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Research and Resources
Dost: A Mobile Platform to Promote Parent Engagement and Early Childhood EducationDost Education shares its ACR GCD-funded innovation that empowers functionally illiterate moms to participate in their child's education using low-cost mobile technology.
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