Editorial Team

Knowing more than 3 languages is considered to be an important life skill. While foreign languages have become compulsory for kids to learn in school. Students in India are showing interest in learning different Indian languages as well. Hindi is taught as one of the primary languages in schools but students are willing to learn the regional language of their states or Sanskrit for that matter. Online learning apps have also given that importance to different languages as these platforms have gradually built and developed content in those. Below are a few examples of edtech apps helping kids to reconnect with Indian languages:

Brainly

Brainly is the world’s largest online learning platform, uniting students, parents, and teachers across the world. It helps students in solving their homework problems and test preparation. With more than 55 million monthly unique users in India, the platform has made the content available in regional languages such as Hindi, Sanskrit, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, and Bengali, to make its material accessible to a wider audience. The platform essentially acts as the online equivalent of a real-life study group and can help kids solve their academic queries.

Entri

Entri, a Kochi based platform is a local language learning app that provides different types of learning content like mock/adaptive tests, flashcards, and video lessons in local languages for job aspirants. The startup claims that 1.6 million users have already used Entri so far and the platform is now adding 6,000 users every day.

iDream Education

iDream Education was established in 2016 as an edtech startup delivering digital learning content as per state boards and CBSE for grades 1-12. It offers digital content in seven regional languages for students conversant and learning in these vernacular mediums. iDream Education’s solutions align to the vision of empowering every student with digital education in a language suitable to them.

Quizizz 

It is a creativity software company used in class, group works, pre-test review, exams, unit test, and impromptu tests. It allows students and teachers to be online at the same time. Quizizz is a Bangalore based edtech platform which adds Indian languages to their platform after earning success in the US market. It has now integrated Indian regional language support to strengthen its presence in the Indian market.

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