A traditional elementary school classroom consists of one teacher and 20+ students. Tracking a child's progress and identifying problems areas can be difficult with such a large teacher to student ratio. I choose to investigate Google Cloud's Speech-To-Text API as a tool to monitor children's classroom activities. Specifically, I use the system as a platform to help children learn to read. A child is presented with a page from an ebook, as they attempt to read the page, we use our Android application to grade their accuracy and look for difficulties in pronunciation. We in real time show the user their progress while reading and in post process provide a detailed analysis of how the child did. We believe the detailed reports on children's reading competency will allow teachers to make more informed decisions when creating class content.
We are UB ACM, University at Buffalo's undergraduate computer science organization. Our mission is to empower student peers and help them find their path in computer science.
UB ACM hosts a variety of extracurricular events to achieve our goal. We have weekly meetings where our members or speakers run workshops and tech talks on the latest technologies used by professionals in industry or academia. Additionally, we run events like Hack Night and social events to allow students to connect with others with similar interests.
The "Circuit Bull" is an approved logography for UB ACM by the University at Buffalo Trademarks and Licensing department. The logos for our club's parent organizations, University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo Student Association, Association for Computing Machinery logo, are owned by their respective owners.