Easiteach Next Generation PC v1.5.0 - Interactive Whiteboard/Projector Software
Item #: RMETNG-W Gr. K-13+, Inclusion
One of the most popular and widely used interactive classroom software is now available for you to use on ANY interactive hardware - whiteboards, projectors, classpads, voting systems and more!
RM Easiteach Next Generation is the latest whiteboard software from RM Education, designed to help you to create and deliver motivational and engaging lessons using your classroom hardware. RM Easiteach enables users to create personalized lessons and resources from scratch and access a wide range of content that can be used or adapted to suit your own teaching.
Newly released version of RM Easiteach Next Generation:.
The 1.5.0 version has 4 new widgets: Tickertape, Pictobactics, Online Video Player and Grid Builder. It also has new tools such as a distometer, creative pen toll and highlight selected text tool. There is also a new view mode called Multi-mode with is a two or four screen collaborative or competitive mode. This updated version also has three additional languages and many more fantastic additions and improvements to existing tools and widgets.
Check out this short video showing some of RM Easiteach's features:
Supporting you in your classroom RM Easiteach has been designed to support all educational lessons across a wide range of subjects with learners of any age or ability. Both teachers and students can use RM Easiteach to create multi-modal activities that can include animation, video, sound, text, hyperlinks and Flash files all on one page. With over 100,000 US educators using RM Easiteach, click on the Getting Started gold bar to find out more ways RM Easiteach is used in classrooms.
The easily-accessible toolbars and widgets allow you to work quickly in creating whole-class teaching activities to fit with your learning objectives. Activities can be exported as jpegs, pdfs or Common File Format (.iwf) files, then opened, edited and saved across many different whiteboard applications and shared with others.
Key Features RM Easiteach has a range of key features, which make it the ideal software application for whatever hardware your school may use for whole class teaching, including:
Multi-device - RM Easiteach works on all interactive whiteboards as well as on other forms of hardware equipment used for teaching for example classpads, netbooks or voting devices. This means that no matter what equipment is used in your school, RM Easiteach can ensure consistency for training, teaching and sharing resources. The ability to import and export RM Easiteach documents as .iwb files also means you are not restricted by the software.
Media bank - The localized and searchable media bank within RM Easiteach comprises over 4,500 curriculum-based resources including over 70 videos. The media bank enables users to search for and add multimedia assets to a page and is accessible by selecting the multimedia button on the RM Easiteach menu bar.
Multi-touch - Supports object manipulation on multi-touch devices, enabling users to enlarge and maneuver objects they have created with the tips of their fingers! This is ideal for encouraging students to interact directly with the interactive whiteboard and is perfect for use during presentations.
Text-to-speech capabilities - Type letters, words and sentences on to a page and listen to them being read back to you. The text-to-speech functionality within RM Easiteach enables text on the page to be read by one of the voices installed in your operating system. Text-to-speech can read both single words and whole blocks of text within a text box. This feature is available in a wide variety of languages.
Handwriting and Shape Recognition - Write words or draw shapes freehand and the writing and shape recognition tools within RM Easiteach Next Generation will recognize your markings. You can either write or draw images with your mouse on a computer screen, or use your interactive whiteboard pen, and the handwriting and shape recognition tool will transform your markings in typed copy or shaped objects with sharpened edges.
Widget bank - Access a range of mini-applications that bring you a growing bank of added extras such as, calculator, clock, periodic table, protractor, picture reveal, dice, random item generator, navigator and more. There are currently over 40 widgets available in the bank with more to be added with each new release.
Literacy and Language tools - There are a wide variety of language tools built-in to RM Easiteach that will help you to quickly and simply create activities for your whole class. These tools include a cloze tool (for creating missing words activities), remove punctuation tool (ideal for testing punctuation knowledge by removing all punctuation from a block of text and asking your class to put it back in the right place) and word wallet (for use alongside the cloze and remove punctuation tools).
Numeracy tools - A wide range of numeracy tools available with RM Easiteach Next Generation assist you in creating simple but effective whole class activities for use in Maths lessons. Some of the numeracy tools available include number lines, number grids and an equation builder.
Easilearn.com Content Portal - Home to over 2,000 free resources plus 500 premium resources (most under $5). Resources include lesson plans, tutorials and videos.
Click on the Video gold bar above to find out more about how these key features can add real value to your lessons.
Free Support Easiteach support is there to help you - without a charge! RM provides free technical support and no maintenance fees. In addition, most upgrades are free.
If you are interested in purchasing RM Easiteach Next Generation to be used across both Windows and Mac platforms, please purchase the platform version that will be installed the most. We can provide links and installation DVDs for both PC and Mac installations with your order if you require.
Watch this free one hour basic training webinar to help you use Easiteach in your classroom.
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Minimum system requirements:
Win XP Service Pack 3
500MB Hard Drive Space (3.5GB if downloading)
Easiteach Next Generation is compatible with Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (32/64 Bit), Windows 7(32/64 Bit), and Windows 8(32/64 Bit).
Maximize the benefits of using RM Easiteach in classrooms by providing professional development for your educators. We partner with Eduscape Learning to bring highly experienced trainers to your school for a lively full day (6 hour) hands-on training on integrating RM Easiteach Next Generation into your classroom instruction.