Promethean Updates Free Options With ClassFlow
latest enhancements to ClassFlow now
will give teachers ready-to-teach lessons, new collaboration tools and
a way to
reward students with digital badges.
is free software that enables screen-sharing
capabilities across multiple platforms. Teachers can use it to take an
classroom of students through a lesson together with a projector or
switching to individual instruction, teachers can "push" a Web site,
or other digital content to students' devices. They also can control
screens or display a student's screen to the whole class.
added the most-requested capabilities based on what our teacher users
would have the greatest impact on them and their students," said
Jim Marshall. "Everything a teacher would do inside and beyond a
now available for free."
latest iteration of ClassFlow, teachers will have free access to a new
ClassFlow Marketplace where they can find thousands of interactive
with new content added on a weekly basis. It also gives teachers and
the ability to create personal accounts so that teachers can create
and assessments specifically for certain students to work on
in small groups.
Desktop can now be downloaded for free so that teachers can capture
displayed on their computers and share it with students as interactive
The software also now gives teachers a way to send digital badges to
to reward them for their performance or behavior.
the new ClassFlow gives students the ability to work on projects as a
enhancing flipped classroom situations or blended learning.
who already have ClassFlow can download the new improvements by logging
their accounts. Those who do not yet have it, can sign up at ClassFlow.com.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.