MC2 Learning Systems Inc. has announced the release of its updated cross-platform server for K-12 schools, FirstClass Collaborative Classroom Gold. The software promotes team-based learning in a communication-rich environment by offering simple-to-use features, such as calendaring, enhanced web capabilities, and document editing. Its personal and group calendar options feature daily, weekly, and monthly views and are intended to help students, teachers, and administrators manage their time more effectively. With FirstClass’s new image support features, students and teachers are able to design professional-looking web pages with no knowledge of HTML. FirstClass also helps teachers create and edit forms, allowing them to create everything from course outlines, to syllabi, to lesson plans. Additionally, the new Internet Message Access Protocol installed in the program helps educators manage their incoming calls, and pager support can notify users of messages and calendar events via pager.
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