first_imgA Donegal man had launched a innovative new website which aims to take the heavy book-load and workload out of maths!, had its official Full Launch at the MathsFest 2012 education show in Cork on Saturday last. The man behind the project is Carndonagh native Eamonn Toland.The system was launched by Charlie McConalague TD, the Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Education and Skills.Appropriately for an online learning system, Deputy McConalogue carried out the inauguration online via Skype, to a large audience at the MathsFest 2012 education show.McConalague said  “I am delighted to join you over the internet to launch It’s very appropriate to do so online, to inaugurate such an innovative, effective and affordable approach to supporting Irish maths students. Maths skills are a cornerstone of the knowledge economy, and vital for the creation of high quality jobs. “ complements the important work of Irish maths teachers in imparting these skills. I wish every success in helping Irish maths students to excel.”The website focusing on Project Maths was launched in trial mode in time for 2012 exams, and has received excellent feedback from students, parents and teachers.Given the high uptake and success of this trial, the system has been expanded with new features and content to cover the latest Project Maths syllabus changes.Eamonn said that is unique as it is the only e-learning website focusing specifically on Project Maths.It offers a full online learning environment, with Video Lessons, Interactive Exercises as well as additional Online Supports.Mr Toland said “Our website fulfils the demand among students for a high quality, affordable online support for Project Maths. For less than the cost of two grinds, students can benefit from unlimited online support for the full duration of the school year. We are delighted to complement the vital work of teachers in implementing Project Maths.” He concluded “We’ve had a fantastic response to the trial version of the system up to the 2012 exams, and already this year we are seeing a huge uptake by students. We have just launched our free 12 page booklet on exam technique, and we have plans for live weekly online seminars as well. We look forward to supporting even more Irish maths students this year.”DONEGAL MATHS BOFFIN MAKES IT ADD UP WITH NEW WEBSITE was last modified: October 29th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:CarndonaghEamonn Tolandthemathstutor.ielast_img

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