Wednesday June 3, 2020

If you can't beat them, then teach them

Composer and TV personality Frank McNamara has hit on a novel and productive new use for mobile phone technology, writes Elaine O'Regan.

7th September, 2014
Frank McNamara, founder of SMSTutor, pictured with sons Frankie and Quincy. Picture: Jason Clarke

SMSTutor

**What it does:** text-based learning support system for secondary school students

**Why it works:** “Smartphones are beginning to transform how we engage in our everyday lives. I began to notice that mobile phones were interfering with my kids study, so instead of fighting it, I decided why not embrace it and bring the study to the mobile phone?” – **Frank McNamara,** founder

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