Mindspark is a private leading educational technology company based out of Ahmedabad, India. Mindspark was selected as a finalist of 2019 UNESCO King Hamas Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of ICT in education and was also recognized for the quality and use of AI in education.
From 113 nominations, only 10 companies were selected and Mindspark is one among those.
Mindspark helps students to improve the mathematical as well as language skills. A general pattern is observed in India, that is certain students perform at a level higher than expected and few may not able to perform at that level, and teachers lack the capability to balance both kinds of students. This causes the later students to get behind. With the AI implementation finds and helps to fill gaps in learning. This implementation would also lead to better class teaching for teachers. AI implementation has also provided digitized textbooks for students. This gives a new learning experience.
AI provides smart content, technology provides content as a useful tool for both exam preparation and for learning. AI makes it possible to provide virtual guides and facilitators. It also makes possible to choose different learning styles by students. The new way of learning would help students to learn and unlearn. This would also help teachers to provide better class experience and would help to follow all kinds of students
Using pedagogical research and data, Mindspark uses AI, Big data to provide a personalized solution for each student.
The co-founder and CEO, Educational initiatives Srini Raghavan said that the company is honoured to receive the recognition from UNESCO continuously for two years in 2018 and in 2019. With the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) the company was able to understand the students’ abilities. Therefore, this understanding, with the combined use of machine data and human insights helps to bring out a better learning experience for each child by keeping a long-term vision, where children are learning with understanding.
The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI)to innovate education, teaching, and learning the theme of 2019 prize edition. The main aim of UNESCO through this prize edition was to give effective awareness about the availability and use of AI in education.