DENVER, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, a global leader of interactive classroom technology, invites educators, technology directors and school officials to experience a 21st century learning environment aboard the ActivClassroom in Motion, a 36-foot RV-styled bus that has been transformed into an interactive classroom on wheels.
Unveiled for the first time to a national audience at the 2010 Annual Conference for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2010), this mobile classroom showcases Promethean's latest interactive learning solutions. A complete schedule of events being held on the bus can be found online at: www.prometheanworld.com/iste2010.
The ActivClassroom in Motion is equipped with interactive whiteboards with projectors (ActivBoard), hand-held learner response systems (ActivExpression and ActiVote), and other supporting technology products that when used with ActivInspire, Promethean's proprietary education software, powers the ActivClassroom.
"We believe in the power of technology and are committed to giving educators the tools, software and support they need to transform their classrooms into dynamic, engaging and thriving learning environments where all students can reach their full academic potential," explained Mark Elliott, President of North America, Promethean, Inc. "Our customers tell us that our interactive learning solutions keep students engaged and we know from independent studies that when used effectively and consistently that our education solutions lead to increased student achievement."
Promethean - Lighting the flame of learning
Promethean's aim is to unlock the potential of human achievement in education and training at all ages around the world. It does so by creating, developing, supplying and supporting leading edge, interactive learning technology and by encouraging the growth of the world's largest online teacher community in this field. In these ways, Promethean is helping bring to life the promise of 21st century learning, improving engagement and results for learners and teachers alike.
The market for interactive learning technology is fast growing and global. In this market, Promethean is a world leader. Developed for teachers, Promethean's ActivClassroom brings together its interactive display systems (ActivBoard), its learner response systems (ActiVote and ActivExpression), and its suite of specialized teaching software (ActivInspire). They change how teachers and classes engage and interact, how students learn and how they are monitored and assessed.
Beyond the classroom, Promethean provides comprehensive training and support and, with over 650,000 members, the rapidly growing Promethean Planet (www.prometheanplanet.com) is the world's largest online community for users of interactive display system technology, providing user-generated and premium content, and is a forum for teachers to exchange ideas and experience.
Headquartered in the UK and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange as Promethean World Plc (ticker symbol 'PRW'), Promethean's technology is today helping educate over 12 million individuals in over 500,000 classrooms in some 100 countries. www.prometheanworld.com.