Epson Now Working with Eduscape Learning for BrightLink Professional Development for Educators

Eduscape BrightLink Interactive Projector Training Allows K-12 Classrooms to Fully Utilize the Technology's Advanced Features and Functionality

Jan 13, 2016, 03:01 ET from Epson America, Inc.

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- (FETC, Booth #135) -- Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today announced Eduscape Learning will offer K-12 educators professional development on the Epson BrightLink® interactive projector series. Eduscape Learning, a leader in providing professional development, will offer on-site BrightLink workshops along with instruction on using the interactive projector solutions with SMART Notebook®, Promethean ActivInspire, Google for Education, and Microsoft® Office 365 to further familiarize teachers with collaborative teaching solutions. 

"We are always looking for the best way to help educators effectively reach their students through fully immersive interactive learning experiences," said Tom Piche, Product Manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. "There are many ways to use the BrightLink interactive projector solutions effectively, and Eduscape Learning brings best practices and techniques to educators for better classroom collaboration and learning."

Eduscape provides a consultative approach to professional development and customizes training plans to best suit individual school or district needs to ensure successful adoption and application of a solution. All services are offered by Eduscape and the BrightLink training modules will include:

-       Epson BrightLink Basics
-       Epson BrightLink Collaboration
-       Lesson Plan Integration with Epson BrightLink

"We are committed to providing educators with comprehensive and purposeful professional development to support classroom instruction and technology integration," said Lanie Gordon, Vice President, Eduscape Learning. "Effective professional development allows educators, schools and districts to maximize their return on investment with technology purchases and create an engaging and interactive learning environment. Epson's BrightLink projectors are highly effective classroom tools that seamlessly support and enhance various learning platforms, including Google for Education, Office 365, SMART Notebook, and Promethean ActivInspire. We are excited and privileged to have been trained by Epson to develop and deliver training solutions for this award-winning technology."

More about Eduscape Learning
Eduscape Learning is an innovative developer and provider of professional development, curriculum, and instructional design led by a team of educators. Facilitating the effective integration of technology by teachers in a deliberate manner, Eduscape Learning aligns learning outcomes to selected standards, including Common Core, STEM and Next Generation Science Standards. As a recognized leader in the education industry, Eduscape Learning is comprised of a team of professionals who bring many years of combined experience in education and professional development to assist in every facet of a digital learning strategy.

More about Epson BrightLink Interactive Projectors
The award-winning Epson BrightLink line of short-throw and ultra short-throw interactive projectors offers advanced connectivity options to project onto any existing whiteboard, wall or other smooth, light-colored, hard surface. BrightLink interactive projectors offer dual pen support and PC-free annotation with a range of devices including document cameras, DVD and Blue-ray players as well as tablets and mobile devices, or no source at all. The cost-effective BrightLink models deliver a large interactive learning area with variable image sizes and include HDMI connectivity. Epson projectors offer 3x higher color brightness than leading competitive projectors1. Epson BrightLink projectors utilize 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with vivid color.

As a leader in innovation and partnership, Epson also offers the Brighter Futures® program, a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. Designed to help educators select and implement the best products for their classrooms while making the most of their budgets, Brighter Futures offers special pricing, extended Epson limited warranty coverage for three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated accessories.

Designed with educator input, Epson's advanced interactive display and projector technologies make bright, collaborative learning environments a reality. Compatible with a wide range of devices and widely-used interactive software, Epson makes it easy for teachers to share content to engage students, no matter where they sit in the classroom. Epson's unmatched technology, service and support ensure educators are confident that high quality, bright images and multimedia are available in the classroom every day.  

Availability
Epson BrightLink training through Eduscape is available for sale through Epson resellers. For additional information, visit www.eduscapelearning.com or www.epson.com/brightlink.  

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson's lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 72,000 employees in 93 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

1 Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. The projectors used by a third-party lab for measuring color brightness were leading Epson 3LCD business and education projectors and leading 1-chip DLP projectors, based on NPD sales data for June 2013 through May 2014 and PMA Research sales data for Q1 through Q3 2013.


Note: EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. BrightLink is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

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