Will your Grade 10 – 12 Maths students be using the free Nokia Mobile Maths programme to revise their Maths during these October school holidays? From home? https://momaths.nokia.com/za
If not this service is really worth looking into. The Nokia mobile mathematics service provides learners and teachers access to interactive mathematics learning materials using a mobile delivery platform combined with a social media application for peer-to-peer support. They can work individually or in groups.
In South Africa materials are aligned to the current South African curriculum for Grade 10 mathematics. Learners can work through short theory sections, or answer questions from a database of approximately 10,000 questions, which are categorised by topic and degree of difficulty. Learners receive immediate feedback on multiple choice practice exercises, and can compare results with their classmates in their school, in other provinces, and nationally.
Learners to use their own mobile phones from home. The service is free for users. A unique IP address for the service allows the data costs to effectively be zero-rated for the end user, and the data costs can be paid in part, or in full, by a third party sponsor. To date, in South Africa, the data transfer costs have been paid for the participation mobile operators (MTN and Cell C), but in future this may be a shared cost between the mobile operators (who discount social services as part of the e-rate licensing.