Countingwell said the solution is made available to all schools free of charge.
The Countingwell math learning app has launched ‘Countingwell for Schools’, which it says is a blended learning solution designed to help teachers measure and reduce their students’ math learning deficit, created due to the pandemic.
âCountingwell for Schools uses advanced formative assessment techniques to enable teachers to accurately measure their students’ learning deficit. The solution can be used by teachers to assign students simple math homework and periodic assessment tests to reveal what their students don’t know, and to adjust their focus on filling in the gaps accordingly. ‘learning’, Nirmal Shah, co-founder of Countingwell. , noted. âIt doesn’t add any load or workload to teachers. Instead, it ensures that teachers focus more on delivering actual classroom learning, rather than managing the tool.
Shah added that a major consequence of online courses has been the accumulation of a severe learning deficit among schoolchildren, especially in a subject like math. âA variety of factors including downsizing of programs, connectivity issues, decreased attention spans in online courses, lack of access to learning materials, libraries and personal interactions with students. teachers have all contributed to this deficit. While most academics have recognized the learning deficit, educators have had no tools to measure it until now, âShah said.
Countingwell said the solution is made available to all schools free of charge. The company charges a one-time setup fee of Rs 999 for one school for an unlimited number of students, which is also currently waived upon request. The solution is currently offered to middle school students and will soon be extended to other classes.
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