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Company

GCSEPod

Founded: 2010
Country: United Kingdom 
Description

Active Reading

Most teachers love reading, but it can be a challenge to generate the same enthusiasm in our students
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GCSEPod

Teachers can teach, assess, monitor and engage; Students can learn and revise from wherever you are, on any device, with...
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Educational Impact

Active Reading

Not measured 
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GCSEPod

build student knowledge90%
improve attainment89%
improve teaching efficiency83%
reduce teacher workload80%
improve teacher knowledge67%
 
Recommended Usage
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Increased usage over time is linked to improved attainment above predicted grades.

Most Helpful Reviews

Active Reading

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GCSEPod

Cat, Head of Maths: Most of my friends and colleagues already use it, but I will find some that don't!
AYESHA ASLAM, HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: The content of my subject that is English as Second Language is missing.
Dr Mark Evans, Headteacher: It's a real help. EBI is covers more subjects.
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Subjects

Active Reading

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Age Range

Active Reading

11-13, 14-16, 17-18 

GCSEPod

11-13, 14-16, 17-18 
Features

Active Reading

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GCSEPod

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Languages
Accessibility

Active Reading

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GCSEPod

Robust features 
Policies

Active Reading

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 

GCSEPod

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 
Requirements

Active Reading

Active Reading runs on any device (desktop, laptop, tablet, mobile) with an up-to-date version of one of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge.

 

GCSEPod

Available Offline
Internet - Low Bandwidth
Internet - High Bandwidth
Desktop - Mac
Desktop - Windows
Desktop - Chromebook
Desktop - Linux
Mobile - iPhone
Mobile - iPad
Mobile - Windows
Mobile - Android
Radio
Television

A sound IT manager to white-list a few URLs in school and integrate GCSEPod with MIS. For teachers and students, using GCSEPod is very simple - like using Netflix or Spotify

 
Training

Active Reading

No training is needed to use Active Reading, but support materials are available, including: Video Tutorials, PDF User Guides, as well as webinars and walk-throughs.

 

GCSEPod

In Person
Live Online
Webinars
Documentation
Videos

Presentations, best practice sharing platform, idea generation with Project Manager, YouTube videos

 
Set Up

Active Reading

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GCSEPod

Setting up is very straightforward. Simply add your teacher and pupil accounts and you are ready to go!

Support

Active Reading

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 

GCSEPod

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 
Home Learning

Active Reading

Not available To parents
 

GCSEPod

Parent Access
 
Video
Pricing

GCSEPod

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

Prices available on request.

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