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January Monthly Special 2022

HOMER – Building the Skills Kids Need through Lessons and Activities They Love


The pandemic has created a huge increase in demand for online classes for kids and teens. Health restrictions have made it difficult for us to move around and maintain a more active social life. This has directly affected our children's education, but fortunately, e-learning has allowed education to continue. Online education may seem, to some people, to be a way of complicating study and learning. It is important to know that teachers have reinvented themselves to adapt to this new methodology so that students get the most out of the knowledge they are taught.

The journey of parenthood begins without a map. As parents, we want the best for our kids. We want them to grow up to be confident lifelong learners who are ready to take on the world. This is when HOMER comes in. The company’s main purpose is to give kids the best start to their learning journey during the window of opportunity—before the age of six—where 85 percent of brain development takes place. They guide and champion children through this pivotal time as they build their skills and deepen their love of learning, and partner with parents to provide the support that all kids need.

Providing Best Learning Experience with Innovative Platform

Learn & Grow: Part of HOMER’s essential early learning program, HOMER Learn & Grow takes kids on a personalized learning journey that boosts their confidence and grows with them. It is personalized pathway that builds essential skills on one another—from letters and sounds to sight words, to eventually reading and spelling. HOMER grows with your child throughout their learning journey, teaching them the right skills at the right time. The app is developed by experts, its research-based, four-step approach goes beyond rote memorization to build confidence, promote problem-solving, and foster a lifelong love of learning.

Learn & Play: HOMER has teamed up with Fisher-Price to bring you the best in learning and play, delighting little learners in games, stories, and songs as they build foundational skills. Teaching ABCs, colors, shapes, and more through fun activities led by familiar characters. It is expert-designed to support your child through the early stages of learning and development. It offers ad-free, thoughtfully curated content for safe digital learning and play.

HOMER Explore Kits: Learning experts designed The HOMER Method to teach skills in the best format for kids to learn. HOMER Explore Kits expand on the skills your child is building with the Learn & Grow app, giving them a chance to apply what they're learning in real life! Each activity is thoughtfully designed to expand on the skills your child is building with HOMER Learn & Grow app, so they can take what they’re learning out into the world. Whether independent, guided, or open-ended, it’s a new experience every time. Use the tips to get you started or find your own path. The play possibilities are endless.

The Mastermind behind the Success HOMER

Neal Shenoy is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HOMER. He manages company’s purpose and vision, sets its strategy and execution plan, recruits talent and manages strategic relationships with investors and partners. Neal has built a team with deep industry expertise across organizations such as Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, Scholastic, Barnes & Noble, Pearson and Mattel. He has helped guide HOMER to be one of the largest, fastest growing and most promising platforms for early childhood literacy and language learning, earning recognition from the Aspen Institute, American Library Association, Education World and National Education Association. Neal is also a Co-Founder of Saavn, the largest streaming service for South Asian music in the world, and a Founding Partner at [212]MEDIA, which builds consumer media ventures in fragmented markets alongside major media companies. Prior to [212]MEDIA, Neal was Co-Founder and President of Simile, a contextual advertising platform in media and publishing. With a B.S.F.S. in International Relations from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University Neal began his career as an Investment Banker in an upstart unit of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette that advised media & telecom companies. His favorite children’s book is Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne.

“Our program delivers playful learning across subjects, building the skills kids need through lessons and activities they love.”