Gap Fill - Vocabulary App - Level 6


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Sesame Workshop (the company behind the successful children's TV show Sesame Street) and IBM have teamed up to create a new app for kids to learn vocabulary. The venture has created the first vocabulary learning app powered by IBM's artificial intelligence . The app discovers for a child's current reading level and vocabulary , and then uses its algorithms to challenge the child with , new vocabulary to improve the child's . It personalizes the learning experience for children. As the child continues to use the app, it will ensure he or she has learned and understood the new words before introducing , tailored vocabulary .

IBM says it has just completed a program testing the app. It collected 18,000 multiple-choice given to kindergarteners over a two-week . The researchers said the were very . They said the kids learned words like "arachnid," "amplify," "camouflage," and "applause," which are typically learned at a much age. The children could also use these words in context. Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn said: "We expect to develop the next of tailored learning tools….Educational technology like the we've created…is a promising new channel for learning inside and outside the classroom, and we're excited to explore it ."

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