Over the weekend our partner in India, nonprofit Agastya.org, began piloting Hello PLATO’s MVP with kids all across the country. These kids are living in rural areas in and around the “Tier 2 and 3” cities in India, where wifi is rarely available. They don’t have access to online learning at home due to this lack of bandwidth, but they do have access to cell phones and...Read More
An Open Letter to the Teachers of the World
I consider myself to be a teacher by nature. When other kids were working in retail or food service every summer, I was working in educational camps. My dream from childhood was to become a Ph.D. Biologist, but I have to admit that most of what I actually pictured was teaching. I was a TA in college, a substitute teacher in grad school, and a...Read More
Learning losses happen every day for roughly 1/3 of American kids and 2/3 of kids around the world. Hello PLATO is built to tackle this problem. But first we have to admit that this is NOT a COVID problem.