Classroom Management App Now Available in Multiple Languages
Classroom management software developer Netop has
a new version of its Vision
ME iPad classroom workflow app, this one
allowing the use of multiple languages in the classroom.
Describing the new version of the app as ideal for
education, foreign language lessons and English language learners, Netop
representatives announced that Vision ME is now available in English, Spanish,
Dutch and German. An earlier version, released just last month, was
only in English and German.
Switching between languages is done simply by
changing the iOS
language setting, making it possible to teach in more than one language
same day and accommodate classes with students who speak different
"Almost 10 percent of U.S. public high school
English language learners, most commonly Spanish speakers, and they face
particularly tough challenges meeting educational expectations," said
Kurt Bager. "We're pleased to offer bilingual educators and students
have been shown to improve learning outcomes."
has a number of
mobile device management capabilities, including the ability for
selectively apply control features like "Attention" and "Web
Lock" to individuals, groups or entire classes.
Among a number of
features, with the Vision ME app, teachers can:
- Use their iPads to
present lessons to every student in a class as well as different
groups or even
- Allow students to
make presentations to the rest of the class from their iPads;
- Share files with
students as well as those outside the classroom;
- Use real-time chat
to deliver messages to the entire class or individuals;
- Lock devices
during instruction or block Internet access when appropriate;
- Post materials
online and conduct instant quizzes and polls; and
- Take advantage of
The latest version also includes more options for
and sharing files. Along with Google Drive and Dropbox, teachers and
can now select files stored in an iCloud drive or on their iPads.
Vision ME is available for a free 30-day trial and
starts at $7.50 per user with volume discounts available.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.