Friday, June 14, 2013

Pinoy Math Tablet Courseware - Nominated to ISIF Asia Awards

A lot of local mobile brand are offering affordable tablets today. Some of them are Torque Droidz DASH (P3,999) and Droidz RACE X (P2,999), Cherry Mobile FUSION BOLT (P3,999), Arc Mobile TAB 701D (P4,599), MyPhone MyPad 2 (P4,999) and StarMobile ENGAGE (P5,990).

Add to that, global information technologies have been growing at a fast pace from email to social networking sites and from feature phones, smartphones to phablets.

But inspite of advancement of technology, Philippines lag behind in terms of Math and Science expertise compared to other countries.

To learn concepts with the aid of technology, Math tablet courseware project was born out and nominated to ISIF Asian awards and voting will end until June 26, 2013.

Math Courseware - What Tablet PC and Software?

Math courseware is composed of 10 lessons in Mathematics with 16 activities, fixing skills and evaluation that involves animated interactive - which is a fun way to engage pupils in learning.

The joint project (by DOST-SEI and ASTI) used Adobe Flash and open source FlashDevelop for the software and Coby touchscreen tablet for the hardware.

It seeks to the improved delivery of educational content especially in primary education and consequently to the improvement of quality of Philippine education.

ISIF Asia program which provides small grants and awards, was developed to help advanced local and regional projects aimed to improved and apply internet technology for the benefit of Asia-Pacific users and communities.

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ISIF Asia Project Math Courseware Nomination

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