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Refugee Program Partnership Announcement

In support of the XPRIZE competition, Choositoʼs Virtual Librarian will reach hundreds of refugee children with limited or no access to formal education settings this summer through formal research pilot programs with the following organizations: o HIAS | Based in Pennsylvania, HIAS provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. o Athens […]

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2018 in review

In 2018, Choosito made strong progress in bringing our technology to learners.   We completed a year-long efficacy study at Rocky Hill School. We signed a major publishing integration license with Carnegie Learning and Lesson Planet.  We submitted an STTR grant which would bring our AI technology to adult learners through workforce development.  We proceeded with 2 patent […]

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Choosito wins the highly competitive IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Runner-Up Milestone Award.  

Choosito Wins the highly competitive IBM Watson AI XPRISE Runner-Up Milestone Award Fighting Illiteracy One Search At A Time. Choosito’s innovative AI search-engine technology gives 100m underserved children, including the 3.8m children who are currently in refugee camps, functional access to the almost limitless amount of useful and free resources available via the web.  Choosito […]

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Year-Long Efficacy Study Kicks off in Rhode Island

This month, Choosito and Dr. Eleni Miltsakaki are excited to kick off a year-long efficacy study with Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. The study is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to evaluate how Choosito develops research and information literacy skills. Ultimately, the study aims to improve how students find quality […]

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Choosito and Google Challenge

On Wednesday August 23, 2017, at the Philadelphia Apple Store, Choosito will be partnering with “The Business of Doing Good” and the students of their summer entrepreneurship program, ages 12–14, to host the first annual Choosito vs Google Challenge.   Students will learn about safe web searching and how to create personalized web searches at appropriate […]

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Choosito chosen as a standout edtech company

On July 27th, Choosito participated in the LearnLaunch Summer EdTech Showcase, held in the LearnLaunch offices in Boston. As a member of the LearnLaunch 2017 Boost Cohort, Choosito pitched their updated products and strategy to other members of the edtech community. Choosito also demonstrated its student search engine, received valuable feedback, and networked with innovators and […]

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