|[June 29, 2014]
Promethean Announces ClassFlow™ Student Application for Windows 8 and Office 365 Single Sign-On
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Promethean, a global leader in educational technology, today announced
its ClassFlow Student application for Windows 8 and single sign-on
integration with Microsoft (News - Alert) Office 365. ClassFlow is the new "all-in-one"
interactive lesson orchestration platform for creating and delivering
interactive multimedia lessons in today's connected classroom. With
ClassFlow, teachers can easily share the interactive lessons being
delivered on front-of-classroom digital surfaces such as interactive
whiteboards to any student-owned devices running Windows 8, like Surface
Pro tablets and Windows RT-enabled devices.
"The launch of ClassFlow Student for Windows 8 builds on Promethean's
promise to support the leading operating systems used by schools to
deliver the collaborative, interactive and real-time assessment
technologies that allow educators to personalize learning," said Scott
Cary, Chief Marketing and Products Officer of Promethean. "Technology
has redefined how we connect, share and learn. By engaging students
through technology in the classroom, we can motivate learning while also
supporting teachers with tools to differentiate instruction at the point
"As schools make the transformational shift to a digital learning
environmen, tools like ClassFlow are essential for educators," said
Andrew Ko, general manager, U.S. Partners in Learning at Microsoft Corp.
"ClassFlow can efficiently deliver the immersive learning experience
students need on familiar Windows 8 devices."
In addition to assisting schools in maximizing their Windows 8
technology investments and one-to-one initiatives, ClassFlow Student for
Windows 8 also enhances the interactive response assessment and polling
capabilities of ClassFlow, fostering fluid communication between
teachers and students as well as offering in-the-moment assessment of
student understanding. Like Windows 8, ClassFlow is optimized for touch
capability and offers an enriched user experience when the two are
Promethean is also introducing a single sign-on integration feature that
allows educators to log into ClassFlow using their existing Microsoft
Office 365 credentials. The streamlined process helps teachers already
using Office 365 easily gain access to their lesson content in ClassFlow
without the need to manage multiple usernames and passwords. Once logged
into the platform, educators will also appreciate the ability to
retrieve content from their OneDrive and search Bing from within
ClassFlow to build lessons.
ClassFlow Student for Windows 8 will be available for download on July 1
from the Windows Store.
For more information on ClassFlow, visit www.classflow.com.
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning
productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st
century learning environments that help to make everyone more engaged,
empowered, and successful. The company is headquartered in Blackburn in
Lancashire, England, with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. For
more information, please visit www.prometheanworld.com.
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