The Kinect is a natural tool to learn with, as shown by the NatuLearn team
- Posted: Oct 01, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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Today's post is a two for two for one deal. Two guys building non-profit educational apps with the Kinect for Windows SDK, two free downloads, one site with a cool purpose.
What problem we are going to solve?
We realize that education in schools is boring for students. Teachers have quite a problem when they want to get pupils interested in their lessons. As far as we all remember students were always taught at schools in a sitting position, often prone to yawning.
We know that pupils, especially at primary schools, are at the age when they simply like to move. Unfortunately, according to what has been widely accepted by teachers around the world, they cannot do this in class, they just have to sit and listen.
What is our solution?
Our mission is to make lessons in schools more fun for teachers and students. We want to prove that learning and having fun at the same time is possible.
We believe that movement is the pupils` best friend so we are trying to connect these things together by making educational applications operated by body gestures.
Quiz allows teachers to build many databases for questions and answers. After that they are able to use them in classroom, where pupils choose their answers simply by moving their hands.
LearnLang is based on voice recognition, teachers have to build some kind of database too where each question consists of a picture and some text. Pupils have to say their answer in the foreign language and our software, through the Kinect device, will check if their pronunciation is correct
Project Information URL: http://natulearn.com/
Project Download URL: http://natulearn.com/