The description of PAL-Test
PAL app, your pal or buddy in learning that enables you to learn anytime, anywhere, is an offering of the AFL program. Housing a huge repository of knowledge videos from grades K-12 entirely mapped to your school’s curriculum, PAL is multimedia rich and explains concepts in an interesting, easy-to-learn manner. This app is highly recommended by educators as it is dynamically linked to your performance in the assessments conducted by the AFL program, thus providing you the required aid for mastery of concepts.
Mapped to your school’s curriculum – PAL is mapped entirely to your school curriculum, which also makes locating content hassle-free. Swipe through the grades, subjects and chapters and all you need to master that concept is aligned for you.
A huge umbrella of subjects – This app stores around 10,000 2-D and 3-D animations to engage users in their learning experience for all important subjects such as Math, Science and Social Studies. English, divided into four branches, is given special care. This surely enables holistic learning in the users.
Multimedia-rich and instructionally sound content - The pedagogy, techniques and strategies used to design the content ensure that learning happens while you are actually enjoying watching the videos. Being multimedia rich, with clear and crisp explanations that do not compromise on content coverage, these videos highlight the key concepts required for mastery of the subject, while at the same time, keeping at bay the boredom that is usually a default feature of videos such as these.
Personalised learning videos – The AFL program that conducts periodic tests is a storehouse of more than 30 K questions complementing your school’s syllabus and in sync with leading publishers in the K-12 segment across boards and states. It provides actionable intelligence to educators on what ‘conceptual gaps’ prevail in students and also identifies the source of ‘trending misconceptions’. As a remedy based on these conceptual gaps, videos are prescribed to learners. These videos are highlighted in the app making it imperative for the learners to watch them, thus helping bridge learning gaps.
Augmenting remedial videos – Since this app is an offering of the AFL program, users have access to unique, short, remedial videos where the questions asked in an assessment is discussed with clear explanation of the solutions. The perspicuous explanations given make the learners understand the answers and the concept effortlessly. That’s augmentative, isn’t it?
Not-to-be missed opportunity for parents – Through this mobile app, parents get a rare and incomparable opportunity to participate in the learning journey of their kids. They, along with their kids, can watch the knowledge and remedial videos and even give the tests a try. In fact, parents can track the performance of their child and ensure whether their kids watch the remedial prescribed by their teachers.
Easy ‘search’ option – The app has been kept basic and manageable to reduce the investment of time and effort to understand its functionality. Just log on to it using your ALF credentials and then browsing through the content will be as simple as ABC.
Informative yet basic UI (user interface) - The UI of this app is clean, flat and primary. Each video is accompanied by a short description to help users know beforehand what the video is all about. Also, the noticeable display of the video run time and iconic display of whether the video has already been watched or downloaded keeps users updated of their activities.
Offline access to content - The offline feature of this app has been one of the most-loved features of our existing users; this feature allows users to download the videos and watch them later while they are offline, say in a metro, train or air.
This mobile app is sure to improve learning efficacy by enabling offline and online learning, thus making the teaching-learning process gratifying, effective and fun.