Gadgetren – In addition to the Quipper, Ruangguru and Zenius Education learning applications that have free access, now you can also use the Edmodo application to learn from home for free.
You can get access to Edmodo application for free through the Tri mobile operator. This free access has been officially issued by Tri Indonesia since February 2020 in the AlwaysOn starter card of 1GB at a price of Rp 6,000.
This AlwaysOn starter card automatically gives its users free access for 30 days to the Edmodo application with an additional bonus of a main quota of 1GB.
Dolly Susanto as Chief Commercial Officer of Tri Indonesia said that they realized that more and more Indonesian people would rely on the internet for activities due to an appeal for work and study at home ,.
Therefore, Tri strives to provide products that can support the productivity of its users even though they have to move from home.
“We are working with Edmodo as e-learning the platform leading to presenting a 1GB AlwaysOn starter card that gives users free access to the Edmodo application, “he said in a press release received by the Gadgetren team (03/24/2020).
Susan Kim as CEO Edmodo also revealed that over the past few weeks witnessed teachers, parents and students face very difficult challenges with the implementation of distance learning.
As long as this policy is implemented, it is hoped that Edmodo's collaboration with Tri Indonesia can provide distance learning solutions for students in Indonesia.
Edmodo has provided free distance learning tools in the form of videos and materials for parents to support learning at home.
Thus students, parents and teachers can stay connected and continue the learning process from home when personal learning is not possible. “We strive to ensure that all our services affect the academic results of students in Indonesia positively in this challenging time,” he said.
After the Indonesian government urged people to study and work from home, Tri Indonesia has recorded an increase in weekly data traffic by 15-20%.
In the past week, the use of four services e-learning leading to increase significantly. Compared to the previous week, Edmodo's use increased by 841%, Quipper 196%, Ruangguru 78%, and Zenius Education 73%.
In more detail, Tri looks at the use of services e-learning jumped to 98% compared to the previous week. Application e-learning become one of the most popular digital services because it can be an alternative for students to keep learning through video with learning material that has been provided online.