Development of a child is concerned with behavior acquired through learning. Every child is unique and the level of learning rests upon schooling and family environment. Teachers, as well as Parents, play a crucial role in the learning process of a child; in-home and at school. Learning starts with an experience, and a child can learn effectively through innovative means employed by teachers. Technology has been aiding teachers for an intriguing interaction with their students. Smartphones are the new age teaching aids and their application would further enhance the learning capabilities of children.
"Bolo" is an application designed by Google for primary grade children, to improve their reading skills, by encouraging them to read aloud and giving them instant feedback - even when completely offline. Bolo comes with a fun and helpful reading tutor, “Diya”, which is powered by the same speech technology that is in the Google Assistant.
The app comes preloaded with a large collection of engaging and carefully selected stories in the following languages:
All the reading material on the app is completely free, with new stories added regularly!
Link to download the app from Google play store:
Bolo works on all smartphones running Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) and higher.
Effective learning is always permanent and children must learn through the best possible means. Teachers should sensitize parents with the latest technologies, and support their child to develop effective learning skills. Learning at home is a crucial stage in childhood as it would prepare them for at school.This app is quite handy for parents to interact with their child and at the same time evaluate their learning competencies.