ACR in the News

2018

April 16, 2018

Meet the deaf Utah teen who stars in thriller ‘A Quiet Place’ – KSL.com

April 11, 2018

Free interactive app teaches kids basic Arabic literacy skillsThe Jordan Times

March 14, 2018

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Investing in Game-Based Learning SolutionsUNICEF Stories of Innovation

January 4, 2018

Envisioning a Future Where All Children Can Access Learning Through Sign LanguageGlobal Partnership for Education

2017

December 4, 2017

$500,000 Grand Challenge Wants Tech Innovations in Deaf Literacy – The Journal

November 16, 2017

Q&A Series #2: When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better – Medium

September 11, 2017

The Amazing Potential of Technology to Level the Playing Field in Global Education – Childhood Education

September 5, 2017

Cellphones, Apps Power Learning for Syrian Refugees – Education Week

August 10, 2017

Inside the mission to bring educational mobile games to children in conflict zones around the world – Mic

 August 2, 2017

George and Amal Clooney to help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school – Mashable

June 20, 2017

Refugee Children Empowered by Technology to Learn – WISE ed.review

May 11, 2017

Launch of Learning Games for Children Affected by War and Crisis – arabnet

May 11, 2017

App to reach out-of-school Syrians – Daily Star

April 26, 2017

Cult/Tech Podcast with Benetech and All Children Reading – Red Cup Agency 

March 30, 2017

Developers create Pokemon Go-like education apps for Syrian refugee children – Middle East Eye

March 29, 2017

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play – Mashable

March 29, 2017

Apps que ayudan a que los niños refugiados sigan aprendiendo (Apps that help refugee children keep learning)- TreceBits

March 29, 2017

New educational apps that can help traumatised refugee children:  Free download available – International Business Times

March 29, 2017

Feed the Monster is the Easiest Way for Kids to Learn Arabic – Android Apps Review

March 28, 2017

EduApp4Syria:  Leveraging technology to save a generation of war-affected children – Global Partnership for Education

March 27, 2017

Play & Learn Arabic With Antura & The Letters – Android Apps Review

March 23, 2017

Educational apps entertain, improve literacy among Syrian refugee children – Mobile Business Insights

March 20, 2017

Innovation competition produces new educational apps to help Syrian refugee children – VentureBeat

March 20, 2017

EduApp4Syria – 2 awesome, free apps to teach arabic to kids – moblearn

March 20, 2017

Becoming Familiar in Arabic with Feed the Monster – Appolicious

March 19, 2017

Gamifying Learning Arabic with Antura and the Letters – Appolicious

March 19, 2017

Antura and the Letters review – AppApes

March 19, 2017

Feed the Monster review – AppApes

February 21, 2017

Mother Tongue—An Essential – Medium

February 13, 2017

How EdTech Innovation from Tech Giants Could Make a Real Change in the European Refugee Crisis – The Sociable

January 23, 2017

The Right to Read – EdTech Digest

2016

July 28, 2016

11 Tech Innovations Changing Global Education – Global Citizen

June 3, 2016

#EduApp4Syria: Designing Apps to School Syria’s War-affected Kids –VOA

May 17, 2016

Seeking Solutions from the Unusual Suspects – Huffington Post

April 29, 2016

Case Study: Enabling Writers – Challenges and Prizes Tool Kit

April 23, 2016

Becoming Mrs. Van Allen – TEDx Foggy Bottom

April 22, 2016

Smartphone schools could help Syria’s child refugees – The Guardian

March 28, 2016

Join our EduApp4Syria Competition – reliefweb

March 16, 2016

7 Ways to Apply Tech to Refugee EducationDevex

March 9, 2016

Reaching Refugees – EdSource – The Buzz

February 23, 2016

All Children Reading: Literacy and EdTech – Dybuster

February 21, 2016

Innovative mother tongue instruction helps get all children reading – Global Partnership for Education

February 19, 2016

Virtual Education in Conflict Zones – Project Syndicate

January 22, 2016

Benetech’s President has a Call to Action for Inclusion – Devex

January 4, 2016

Opening Literacy to All: Using technology to help children who are blind in developing countries – EdTech Digest

2015

November 18, 2015

Developing World EdTech:  The innovators reinventing education technologies in developing countries EdTech Digest

September 15, 2015

Going Back to School: How All Children Reading is Helping to Bring Education to Children in Crisis and Conflict ZonesBusiness Fights Poverty

August 17, 2015

Outernet Will Deploy Its Satellite Data Solution To Conflict Zones In UkraineChicagoInno

June 4, 2015

Four students carry ‘Big Idea’ to Haiti – The College of William & Mary

March 23, 2015

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Grants & Prize Announcements – StarAfrica 

March 18, 2015

Prizes, literacy and innovations in education – World Bank

March 2, 2015

5 Apps to Improve Literacy – Devex 

 March 2, 2015

USAID Grant Helps Create Marathi Books for Blind Kids – India West

February 11, 2015

International Development Groups Recognize Tech-Based Literacy Efforts – Education Week

February 4, 2015

Mobile Stories put Local-Language Reading in the hands of Zambian School Children – Botswana Online News 

February 4, 2015

Mobile Stories put Local-Language Reading in the hands of Zambian School Children – Ivory Coast Times 

January 29, 2015

Ideation Challenge for Technology-Enabled Education in Crises and Conflict – INEE  

January 25, 2015

Getting Books Into the Hands of Learners:  The Tracking and Tracing Books Global Prize – Fosterly  

USAID Partnership Report 2014-15 (page 18)- USAID

2014

September, 2014

A Contest to Catalyze Literacy Via Mobiles Worldwide – Blum Center for Developing Economies

August 20, 2014

Four mobile-based tools that can bring education to millionsThe Guardian 

March 1, 2014

Prizes & Pull Mechanisms Can Boost Global Learning – Getting Smart 

February 28, 2014

Prizes and Pull Mechanisms Can Boost Global Learning – Education Week  

February 27, 2014

USAID 2nd All Children Reading Challenge – Education Technology for Development  

2013

November 8, 2013

US salutes use of Bollywood songs as literacy tool – The Times of India

2012

The Bollywood Solution: Making Reading ‘Inescapable’ – Frontlines

A Helping Hand for Mother-Tongue Texts – Frontlines

 

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