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Can AI improve the way we test literacy rates?

Bernadette Mclean • Ex-principal of The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

Teachers are already under a huge amount of pressure in the classroom, so it’s imperative to get as much information into their hands as possible about children’s literacy. New developments in AI technology by Lexplore are paving the way for exactly this. By using AI technology to monitor how a child’s eye moves when reading – in a way that’s quick, easy and fun for the child – it’s possible to gain incredibly detailed insight into how his or her brain is processing text at different levels…

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The tech that is helping us to read…

Elanor Ross

Lexplore has developed AI eye tracking software which assesses a child’s reading ability and provides the results in just a few minutes. The purpose of the software is to save hours of the teacher’s time by suggesting what the reading issue is and helping to analyse whether it’s dyslexia or just the child is struggling with a particular word…

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Can AI help to address the literary skills gap?

Education Technology

At a time when the perils of social immobility are so severe, it’s imperative that we do all we can to ensure no child is left behind. Their best chance is early intervention, which relies on spotting literacy issues at the earliest possible opportunity. This is the only way that time and resources can be used effectively to help students who need the most support in their reading development. And AI encourages a level playing field, ensuring that any support has the greatest chance of success…

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Busting the myths of AI in education…

UK EdChat

When you mention Artificial Intelligence (AI), you’re likely to get a variety of responses ranging from the fear that robots will take over our jobs – and our lives – to the conviction that it will transform our future for the better. Now that AI is becoming an integral part of organisations such as NASA, the NHS and even your local council, is it time for education to embrace the power of AI?

I believe that it is. While algorithms will never be a substitute for a good teacher, there are some exciting new ways that AI can help schools to spot patterns of progress, or identify pupils who are having difficulties with their learning.

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How technology helped me cheat Dyslexia…

Lisa Wood Shapiro

The foundation for Lexplore’s algorithms comes largely from data collected by the Kroneberg project, a study that ran from 1989 to 2010 and followed 2,165 Swedish students into adulthood, tracking their reading development and the progression or regression of their disabilities…

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Could AI play a role in boosting literacy rates?

Education Technology

The real power of this type of technology is the added dimension it can give schools in sharing information about pupils’ reading with teachers and parents. In our case, the eye-tracking tests revealed examples of children who were not previously identified as having reading difficulties…

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Lexplore named one of Europe’s top ten most innovative companies for 2019!

Fast Company 2019

Lexplore is excited to announce that they have been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019!

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