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Stones2Milestones is focusing on the reading game. Its ed-tech’s chance to build language blocks.

Stones2Milestones is focusing on the reading game. Its ed-tech’s chance to build language blocks.
Stones2Milestones is focusing on the reading game. Its ed-tech’s chance to build language blocks.
Ed-tech companies such as Chimple are offering a range of reading-skill programmes for school children; image credit: Chimple via Facebook

Synopsis

Although the lack of reading skills has been a big gap in basic learning, leading ed-tech companies had given the problem a pass. Product and tech innovations helped make some progress, but scale remained elusive. However, a shift is under way. While ed-tech players focused on reading skills, like Stones2Milestones are growing, high-funded ones have also joined the fray.

We’ll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes,But the plural of ox becomes oxen, not oxes.One fowl is a goose, but two are called geese, Yet the plural of moose should never be meese. During their schooldays, many may have come across those lines from the poem Why English is So Hard. For millions in the country, reading, speaking, and writing in English is a challenge. On the other hand, it fuels parents’ dreams of educating their children in
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