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Hold Fast has developed two web-based applications designed to assist teachers, students, parents, and textbook publishers. The first, Markury, was developed in partnership with BMJ Education Services to provide teachers with a standards-based student reporting tool. The second, Solvation, is a site developed by Hold Fast that provides students and teachers with fully worked solutions to textbook questions. it also provides publishers with the ability to protect their intellectual property.

Apps: Resources and Tips

Solvation provides professionally-worked, illustrated, step-by-step solutions to text book problems.

  • Step by Step Solutions: We not only give you the answer, but also how we got there. You will understand every step from the beginning to the end.

  • Improved Understanding: Use the full solution to help you improve your understanding of challenging concepts. Sometimes knowing the answer is just not enough.

  • Array of Books: We can help you with a wide variety of subjects and text books. Browse our selection and see for yourself.

Markury is a web-based tool for teachers to capture and report student progress. Collect evidence that is content-based and competency-driven. Functionality includes:

  • Dashboard: Provides teachers with up-to-date information on the content standards and curricular competencies they've assessed.

  • Configure: Teachers can create and modify class sections and assessments. They can adjust course weightings to fit their needs.

  • Observe: Whether it's a test, project, or in-class activity, teachers can quickly collect and record data for tasks they've created.

  • Reports: Detailed and accurate reports by section and individual help teachers identify what their students know, can do, and understand.

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