Schools across India are transitioning to hybrid models of operating systems. To meet this emerging need, Macmillan has developed and an integrated solution called Altura – Advancing Learning and Teaching Using Resources and Assessments.
Altura is an integrated blended learning solution, designed to take schools to the next level of performance. It includes a learning management system with multimedia resources, assessments, print textbooks and workbooks. Altura covers all core subjects for grades 1 to 5 and is aligned to National Education Policy 2020. Students get to learn English skills on “Macmillan Altura” with Amazon and Alexa, the Newest Way to Learn English which emphasizes communicating with one another.
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Mr. Joji Paul
Student assessments are essential part the teaching-learning process, because it provides educators a tool to measure the learnings of their students
Mr Roshan Gandhi
City Montessori School Lucknow,
Assessment and evaluation are not end in themselves, but as important tools to attain learning outcomes. Assessment help teacher and student, and the entire schooling system, continuously revise teaching-learning processes to optimise learning and development for all students.
Dr. Vasanthi Thiagarajan
Sishya School, Hosur, Tamil Nadu,
A recent field study indicates significant learning loss and academic regression in learners, due to school closures and remote teaching. This warrants corrective action, which could only begin with a diagnosis of learning followed by remediation courses.
Ms Ravinder Sra
Studying Science involves the development of important skills such as Observing, classifying, reasoning, analyzing and applying. Many of these skills can be taught by using the scientific method but at Silver Oaks School these skills are best taught through hands-on activities and experiments. It is very important to develop the science acumen amongst the students to hone their reasoning and understanding abilities. (more…)
Mrs. Rajni Ghai
“Knowledge is of no value till you put it into practice” What better way to do so than a Science Competition! We have always encouraged our students to participate in various interactive platforms that help to accentuate their skills, help in self-assessment and consequently boost their confidence by giving them varied experiences. (more…)
Dr. Raziya Husain
MSB is a group of institutions around the globe. At MSB, students are given the maximum opportunity and supportive intervention to bloom and explore the field of their interest.
At MSB, science is not taken as a separate subject but as a way of life. To enhance and sharpen the creative skills fully equipped laboratories for juniors and seniors are maintained. It is the curious mind which is active all the time with keen observation and in-depth understanding of all day-to-day activities. (more…)
Ms. Sonia Nagpal
The recent shift to online schooling, had teachers juggling different virtual classroom tools, developing and sharing resources on messaging platforms. This was challenging and time consuming. What schools really require is an integrated solution where all their resources and assessments are available and can be accessed in both online and offline mode. I believe that Altura, developed by Macmillan Education, will meet all of the above school needs.
Ms. Barinder Pal Sekhon
MY MIDAS is an assessment for learning and does timely identification of areas of strength and improvement, so that students develop conceptual understanding before moving to the next level of learning