Who uses Interactive Textbooks?

Students, teachers, tutors, parents, and tuition centres.

Students use Interactive Textbooks to engage in learning by watching videos, problem-solving, completing exercises, testing their knowledge through mini-games, and monitoring their progress. Students use Interactive Textbooks at home, in tuition centres, on their desktops, tablets, or mobile devices.

Teachers and Tutors use Interactive Textbooks because it is curriculum-based. Interactive Textbooks supports their lesson plans with multimedia. Teachers use modules to reinforce what they teach. They either use modules to cover an entire concept, or they can use parts of a module to supplement a lesson. Instead of having to search for material to support their lessons, teachers find the material they need in Interactive Textbooks.

Parents Interactive Textbooks replaces costly tutors. Interactive Textbooks has a tracking feature so parents can monitor their children’s progress.

Tuition centres use Interactive Textbooks to provide students with a research-based practical approach to achieving academic excellence. Interactive Textbooks replaces the rote approach to mastering subject matter.

What makes Interactive Textbooks different from other educational products?

You can find e-learning platforms that use video. You can find e-learning platforms that provide graded quizzes. So what’s so special about Interactive Textbooks? Interactive Textbooks provides instant feedback for the students. Students understand what they have done right or wrong with immediate feedback and explanations.

Interactive Textbooks explains each answer as a student answers it. Interactive Textbooks monitors each student’s understanding. Students who need more time to reach mastery can return to a part of the module that they may not understand and repeat it until they achieve mastery.

What is Interactive Textbooks?

Interactive Textbooks is Malaysia’s first online interactive textbook. The Minister of Education, Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mhadzir bin Khalid, launched Interactive Textbooks on 2nd December 2015. This 21st-century platform inspires students to think critically, interact with content, and master the content in the K-12 curriculum.

How does Interactive Textbooks work?

Interactive Textbooks divides subjects into modules. Each module introduces a theme with interactive exercises or a short animated scenario. Then, the module presents the topic in more detail, which students practice and apply to problems or other scenarios. There is a summary at the end of each module, followed by a mini-test. A scoring strip shows students their progress throughout each module. A module report at the end generates a record of student progress and highlights strengths and weaknesses. At any time during the module, students can return to a previous exercise and redo it until they reach mastery.

What is the methodology?

Interactive Textbooks supports research that scaffolding is an essential teaching method. Students learn step by step through a conceptual, procedural, strategic and metacognitive process. Students retain what they learn because they govern their learning and get immediate feedback along the way.