Improving the educational effectiveness of mobile technology

Play

We believe learning should be fun. Interactive and entertaining gameplay is at the heart of SmartyPAL.

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Through adaptive personalization, SmartyPAL applies data to make children's gameplay more engaging and meangingful.

Learn

Our platform helps children learn and develop the critical skills they need to succeed.

Based on Leading Educational Research

SmartyPAL's expert-developed skills framework is built around a diversity of skills that 21st century children need to succeed in both formal and informal education. While children play, our platform inconspicuously measures their sklil levels and reports key insights back to parents.

Spatial analysis

Pattern recognition and mental manipulation of visual shapes and objects.

Language & Literacy

Letter and word recognition, comprehension, spelling, and reading proficiency.

Emotional & cognitive empathy

Understanding what others are thinking, feeling, and perceiving.

Creativity & problem solving

Outside-the-box thinking for solving multi-step tasks.

About Us

SmartyPAL is powered by a diverse team of experts in computer science, early childhood education, and entrepreneurship. We are dedicated to using technology to create fun and effective educational experiences.

The SmartyPAL Team

  • Kartik Hosanagar
    Kartik Hosanagar, Ph.D.
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  • Prasanna Krishnan
    Prasanna Krishnan
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  • Lakshmi Sudarsan
    Lakshmi Sudarsan
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  • Alex Miller
    Alex Miller
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Educational Advisors

  • Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
    Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D.
  • Drs. Hirsh-Pasek and Golinkoff are nationally renowned researchers in early childhood development. Together, they’ve authored a dozen books and hundreds of articles on developmental psychology, including “Einstein Never Used Flashcards”. The APA recognized them both with the Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology.
  • Robert M. Golinkoff
    Roberta Golinkoff, Ph.D.
  • Drs. Hirsh-Pasek and Golinkoff are nationally renowned researchers in early childhood development. Together, they’ve authored a dozen books and hundreds of articles on developmental psychology, including “Einstein Never Used Flashcards”. The APA recognized them both with the Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology.

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