Can Speech Recognition Help Kids Learn to Read?

Mar 10, 2022

9:30am – 10:30am CT

Recording: Can Speech Recognition Help Kids Learn to Read?, Mar 10, 2022

Child-specific speech recognition systems are paving the way for a range of voice-enabled reading tools for use in the classroom and at home. These tools hold the potential to provide every early learner—regardless of income and life circumstances—with the support they need to develop critical early literacy skills. This panel explores the evolution of speech recognition for children, as well as the potential applications and risks of this technology for educators and learners alike.

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David Hatfield

McGraw Hill

Amelia Kelly

SoapBox Labs

Evo Popoff

Whiteboard Advisors

Ralph Smith

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

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