We also wrote an "explainer" article for TheJournal.ie, which certainly drew a lot of interesting comments.
Have a look and let us know what you think - was LCO Paper 1 too hard compared with the LCH paper 1?
Congratulations to our students from the Irish Naval Service on their exam success in Leaving Cert 2014! This was part of a successful pilot project in blended learning, using our system both ashore and at sea. The initiative will now be extended across the entire fleet of the Irish Naval Service in the coming school year. You can read all about it in this article in the Irish Independent.
This will give you the approximate number of minutes to spend on a given question, and will also give you about 15 to 20 minutes of a "cushion", for checking, over-runs etc.
I was invited on to Tipp FM to discuss the exam paper error seen in Leaving Cert Higher Paper2 Thanks to Seamus, Tom and the team for having me on the show, I enjoyed chatting about 'The Bermuda Triangle' as they're calling it in Tipperary!
So that’s our Top Ten on getting it all down on paper and maximising your maths grade on the day!
TheMathsTutor.ie Has Been Chosen by the Irish Navy to Support Their Personnel with Leaving Cert Maths
We're thrilled to work with the Navy to help some of their people attain their Leaving Cert in order to progress in their careers!
The Irish Independent ran an article recently about the growth in online learning support in Ireland. It was nice for themathstutor.ie to be mentioned as one of the main websites in this area. We've been contacted by a few national journalists recently, so look out for more coverage of our system in the newspapers soon!
Judges, Mentors, Students and Teachers I was delighted to be asked to judge the North Mayo Regional Final of the Student Enterprise Awards last week. There were 9 finalists from 4 local schools, and first prize went to a team from St Muredach's, Ballina, with a very interesting (and tasty!) food product for allergy sufferers!