The next generation science gadget company, Experifun brings about a paradigm shift in the learning experience especially focusing on science education. Rakesh Kumar, Founder, Experifun talks to Elets News Network on how its products help teachers deliver more in less time.
What is the genesis of the Group?
Our thinking led us to work on something that not only makes learning easy and fun but also brings about the paradigm shift in classroom teaching and learning happens. This has been our genesis and we have successfully brought a new way of teaching and learning science in classrooms.
What research has gone into designing the products?
Our product design involves extensive research using multiple sources – books, subject research papers, understanding of products related to similar products, working with teachers and students to name a few. Once the R&D is done, the product concept is developed followed by extensive prototyping, testing and finalization of design. The finalized design is used for manufacturing of the product.
Which classes and schools does the group focus on?
- We have 2 product streams
- Innovative science program, in Class – for grades 6 to10
- Innovative computer curriculum, Computer Express – for grade 5 Our focus is low income, affordable learning schools including private as well as government schools.
How has funding from PALF helped the group?
The funding has allowed us to establish our team, expand our product-line and business geographies.
What changes have Experifun Kits brought in science learning?
Experifun is bringing the science concept exploration with real objects around in regular classroom sessions at a fraction of cost as compared to other solutions. Experifun helps teachers deliver more in less time. The real-interaction of concepts with real objects around not only allows children unprecedented exploration in classrooms but also helps nurture the scientists in them.