WhatsApp + maths tutors = a solution for poor learners
- Daily Maverick
An innovative maths WhatsApp hotline threw high school teens an educational lifeline during 2020.
When the Covid-19 pandemic ensured that old ways of reaching learners wouldn’t work any more. The hotline is still playing a crucial role in 2021.
In this article by Kim Maxwell, first published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper, Dr Lynn Bowie, visiting research associate, shares how the OLICO/Two Minute Tango app developed at Wits University is helping young maths learners to build confidence and competence in Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. READ THE FULL ARTICLE.