Promethean Unveils Latest Iteration of ClassFlow
Promethean has introduced the latest iteration of
its ClassFlow software, a tool designed to connect teachers and students in the classroom. With the new ClassFlow
Connect system, an entire class can simultaneously interact
with, view or share
resources from any mobile device.
a single device, any number of mobile devices
can connect wirelessly with one another. As a consequence:
and teachers can project digital
learning resources from any mobile device to an electronic display that
entire class can see;
can receive, send, draw or interact with
one another or with the instructor individually concerning lesson content;
can create instant polls;
can connect from their mobile device with
a built-in digital whiteboard;
slides and notes collected from a
lesson can be sent to the entire classroom; and
custom Web browser can be used to search for
information and then have it sent to students.
released just recently for wide
distribution, the ClassFlow Connect system was used as part of a pilot
in the Lafayette Parish School System earlier in November.
"We just did a demo where
someone went outside with a phone and turned their camera on, and we
what they were seeing from inside our technology lab," said LaShona
the school system's technology director. "It brings so many more
into the classroom."
The system can support
multiple WiFi network connections so that students and teachers can
screens regardless of whether they are on the school or guest network
administrators can remotely track and manage all ClassFlow Connect
"With ClassFlow Connect,
every classroom can become a dynamic learning environment in which 21st century students become more attentive, fascinated and engaged," said
Promethean Chief Marketing Officer Vincent Young.
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