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Study Buddie

• It’s an interactive learning system that combines student’s core syllabus, summarizes it and presents it in a graphic way that’s easier, memorable and more practical for the kid to learn It is revised, edited and cuts across all syllabuses from local to international with subjects like math, social studies, literacy, science, visual arts and culture. • It combines technology, education and entertaining computerized scholarly activity to make the education system much simpler. Social Impact • Learning will be more engaging because the kids • This makes the parents and Teacher’s job easier too to help kids learn • Encourages independence as the kids can have the drive to do their own work • Save time for busy parents

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This product will be a summarized curriculum that has been made easier for kids to understand, it contains a series of test questions and quizzes and has a lot of topic illustration and short animations. The product is flexible because it can be accessed on DVD, memory sticks, online or in a book. The digital program will need to be used on computers and in class a projector for a wider audience
 This program has 2 versions
 
The classroom kit 
This program is a creative program developed but can be presented in class during learning session- mostly for reference and to help stimulate the child’s brain. The teacher is given an option to search whatever topic they want to teach that day.
The program can be sold or DVDs that can be part of the schools archive or the home library for kids in the home school system.
 
This classroom kit will contain
An abridged curriculum
Search bar
Illustrations
A virtual study assistant (mascot) to help introduce the topic
Basic animation shorts to help illustrate some topics that are much more practical than theoretical
Interesting visual graphic illustration and page lay outs
Suggestions for text questions and exercise 
 
The homework kitThe homework kit on the other hand is pretty much the same as the classroom kit but offers even much more. This is because the homework kit is much more interactive than the class kit. It’s a programmed system that enables kids to actually search the topic that they want to read about on their own and afterwards fill in the test answers and have an immediate response and assessment.
It can also be sold or DVDs that can be part of the schools archive or the home library for kids in the home school system. It has a very simple child friendly interface.
 
This homework kit will contain
An abridged curriculum
Search bar
Illustrations
A virtual study assistant (mascot) to help introduce the topic
Basic animation shorts to help illustrate some topics that are much more practical than theoretical
Interesting visual graphic illustration and page lay outs
Suggestions for text questions and exercise
Option to enter answers
Immediate assessment and test scores
Simple child typing interface for younger learners 

Who will benefit from this idea and where are they located?

Students This encompasses both the traditional formal student and the student in the home-school system. A traditional student goes to school while a home schooled one is taught at home with a tutor who is an equal of a teacher in a classroom. Attracting students has a long run effect on brand loyalty. While most of them are on a restricted budget, most influence the choice of brand that is purchased for their consumption. The most efficient way of marketing study Buddie to students is through social media since most of them are comfortable with using the internet and regular users of social media. We also hope to take advantage of students’ concentration and geographical locations through using techniques like school visits, campaigns, and other student events that may be organized

How could you test this idea in a quick and low-cost way right now?

We created a digital online prototype of the curriculum with all the basic content of kids 4 to 6 consisting of interactive tests that they can take and have an immediate assessment - organised a focus group of kids of friends and family members 4-5 and let them use the product and ask observe how they respond - Analyse the feedback and make necessary adjustments - interact with stakeholders and potential partners including clients

What kind of help would you need to make your idea real?

- We need expertise with the team to help us build a functions responsive which include ; Programmers Animators Sales personnel Graphic designers Motion graphic personnel Concept artists - We also need funding to help finance us through different stages of the project - Also help to establish a network of partnerships to help escalate our projects and business

Is this an idea that you or your organization would like to take forward?

  • This idea is meant to inspire. I hope someone else takes it on!

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VID-20140828-WA0000.mp4

one of the intro videos for the subject content

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Sounds like a fab idea, Faith. We’d encourage you to try some part of this idea out in order to evolve it effectively and share back your learnings here. Check out our tips on prototyping: http://bit.ly/pr0totype We’re excited about what human centered discoveries you’ll make towards strengthening your idea further!

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And here's a friendly tip: update your OpenIDEO profile so folks can dig who they're collaborating with. Think skills, experience, passions & wit! Looking forward to seeing more of you across conversations on this challenge...

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hello Guy thanx for your commentary and the link u sent up there on the tips on prototyping. We are still creating an expressible proof of concept for our program so we haven't yet reached the testing stage nor t'he prototyping stage. We are short in number so the workflow has been going a little slowly. But yeah we plan to develop a re-presentable prototype that can be tested on our target consumers. However he link has been useful and i will surely endeavor to update my profile so i am more out there for people to know what they will be dealing with and what i can bring to this challenge