It all started when we realised that nothing out there offered a full, interactive and modern
learning experience for secondary school students.
This was a problem: particularly, many schools were now beginning to enact a 'one tablet per child'
policy. It's the perfect opportunity for a fully fledged learning system.
Our idea was a collection of interactive questions and tests that gave you real-time feedback on
your progress - all organised into subject, year, and level.
This way, you'd have the benefit of flashcards and spaced revision, without having to create any of
the content yourself.
Multiple choice question
The puzzle mode below was designed to give more hands-on practice to writing essay-style answers,
which are an important part of the state examinations.
The project was built on Ruby on Rails and SASS, and was hosted on a Digital Ocean VPS which I
Getting bought out
When we were exhibiting at a science fair, Jack Manning approached us and persuaded us not to archive the project but instead continue work and be a part of the ExamLearn team.
We helped ExamLearn transition from a Wordpress-based system to our Ruby on Rails setup, and are still working with them to this day, adding features and maintaining functionality.
Like our previous projects in the past, we were most comfortable with Rails as a backend and React.js on the front end. This setup proved to be scalable to our needs of handling ~75 thousand yearly impressions and we have full confidence that it can continue to scale as ExamLearn grows.