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Get On My Cloud - Explaining the MathCloud System of Learning

MathCloud is an online tool for teaching mathematics. It allows students to learn at their own pace and uses a variety of learning tools, including videos, to support learning. Photo credit: ADB.
MathCloud is an online tool for teaching mathematics. It allows students to learn at their own pace and uses a variety of learning tools, including videos, to support learning. Photo credit: ADB.

MathCloud, an online mathematics teaching tool, offers an alternative learning approach for countries seeking to raise their levels of maths proficiency.

Introduction

MathCloud is an online tool for teaching mathematics that has had positive results in boosting learning outcomes in Asia and the United States.  

At an information and communication technology (ICT) in education workshop organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Seoul in November 2016, Seunghoon Ji, one of MathCloud’s co-creators, explained how the service works and how it offers a viable alternative for teaching mathematics both inside and outside the classroom.


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Meet the expert

  • Seunghoon Ji    
    Cofounder and General Manager, MPDA Co, Ltd

    Seunghoon Ji is cofounder and general manager of MPDA Co, Ltd, which created MathCloud. He has led a teacher training project with the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Education involving 16 countries, and helped design an Online Math Olympiad. Ji also manages the Sri Lankan component of a regional project trialing the use of MathCloud.

   Republic of Korea, Education, Information and communication technology
   Last updated: December 2016

 




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The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Asian Development Bank, its management, its Board of Directors, or its members.




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