Education software developer NetSupport announces the immediate availability of its new Teacher app for Android.
MARKHAM, ON, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The latest addition to the market-leading classroom management software, NetSupport School, ensures schools now have a complete solution for Android equipped classrooms, meaning both teacher and student can interact in real time via their tablets.
NetSupport School, the most widely adopted solution of its kind, builds on traditional classroom management, monitoring and e-safety features by providing a range of unique best practice teaching tools to help with classroom orchestration, collaboration and student assessment. But of equal importance in the modern learning environment is the ability for any solution to support the varied mix of platforms and devices now in use and, with its latest update, NetSupport School continues to rise to the challenge.
Over the last 25 years, NetSupport School has evolved from just a Windows-based solution to one that also supports Mac, Linux, Chrome OS and both Android and iOS tablets.
The new app comes loaded with NetSupport School's core classroom management functionality, including: view thumbnails of all student tablets for a real-time view of the classroom; for more detailed monitoring, view a selected student's device; conduct instant student and peer assessment and interactive questioning with Question & Answer mode; send files to a selected student or multiple student devices in a single action; chat with and send messages to the class; lock and blank student screens to ensure focus when presenting; remotely launch a selected website on student devices; give students instant visual rewards to recognise good work or behaviour.
Commenting on the latest update, NetSupport's Managing Director Al Kingsley said: "Many schools are now using tablet technology to good effect, either through their own investment or the introduction of BYOD initiatives. Given the typical student's enthusiasm for the latest technology, there's no doubting the positive impact tablets can have on learning. Albeit, the usual caveat applies in terms of the devices being used appropriately during lessons! Backed by our new App, teachers now have NetSupport's tried and trusted management and monitoring tools available to them on their own tablet to ensure they achieve the required outcomes in a fully Android- based classroom."
Both the NetSupport School Tutor and Student apps for Android are available for download from Google Play and, for Kindle Fire users, on the Amazon App Store.
If you're new to NetSupport School, visit www.netsupportschool.com to learn more and to download a free 40-PC trial copy of the Windows desktop Tutor application.
Headquartered in the UK and with a 25 year development pedigree, NetSupport is a world leading developer of classroom management and remote access software solutions.
Its flagship products are NetSupport Manager (remote control and PC management), and NetSupport School (classroom management and instruction). The company also specialises in IT Asset Management, ITIL Service Desk, Desktop Security and Desktop Alerting software.
NetSupport was recently named Global Education Supplier of the Year at the 2015 GESS Awards in Dubai and NetSupport School was awarded PC PRO's 2014 Education Product of the Year.
For more information about NetSupport, visit www.netsupport-canada.com
SOURCE NetSupport Canada Inc.
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