New ClassFlow Desktop enables teachers to build and present interactive
lessons in both offline and online computing environments
(Hong Kong, May 3, 2017) NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or the “Company”; Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, today announced that its global education technology and solutions subsidiary Promethean now update ClassFlow Desktop to enable complete compatibility with all Promethean interactive panels and displays. ClassFlow Desktop is Promethean’s next generation of lesson delivery software and is designed for use with Promethean interactive displays. As a downloadable software application, ClassFlow Desktop enables teachers to easily build and present interactive lessons in both offline and online computing environments.
ClassFlow Desktop delivers much of the same functionality of Promethean’s legacy interactive display software, ActivInspire™. It provides educators with a suite of new and improved features, including a simplified user interface and functions to enable collaboration with students via ChromebooksTM, mobile PCs, and tablets. In addition, ClassFlow Desktop gives teachers access to an online global marketplace with millions of high tech, interactive, and 3D multimedia lessons, resources, experiments, and simulations.
“Many advancements in modern technology, including the prevalence of mobile and internet-connected devices, have enabled the potential for deeper student engagement with interactive lesson delivery software,” said Vin Riera, CEO of Promethean. “ClassFlow Desktop not only preserves the pedagogical best practices enabled in past versions of Promethean lesson delivery software, but also addresses many of the expanded opportunities for student engagement by leveraging newer and emerging technologies.”
Available in 27 languages, ClassFlow Desktop enables teachers with a Promethean interactive display in the classroom to:
- Create, open, and present interactive lessons and activities
- Draw and annotate over content and images
- Launch instant digital whiteboard for freestyle writing and drawing
- Snapshot screen and save with students
- Record audio and/or video
If an internet connection is detected, ClassFlow Desktop allows teachers to send instant quizzes, polls, activities, and digital badges to students.
ClassFlow Desktop includes a suite of powerful interactive teaching tools, such as protractors, calculators, rulers, and more. It can easily convert lessons designed in many popular file formats, including SMART Notebook®, Promethean ActivInspire, Microsoft® PowerPoint®, and Adobe® PDF. ClassFlow Desktop is available for Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® operating systems.
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21stcentury learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Promethean’s main corporate offices are located in Blackburn, UK, and Atlanta, USA. Promethean is a member of the NetDragon Websoft, Inc. (HKSE: 0777) group of companies. For more information, please visit PrometheanWorld.com.