(Atlanta–July 5)Promethean, a global leader in interactive learning
technology, continues to the lead the industry in product development with the introduction
of the world’s largest and most durable interactive whiteboard.
The new 95-inch diagonal Activboard interactive whiteboard is ideal for larger classrooms
and halls. The new 95-inch Activboard will be available in the Fall 2006 although
Promethean will continue to offer its most popular size, the 78-inch model.
Promethean’s Activboard is designed specifically to withstand the rigors of classroom use
and humid environments. The whiteboard’s anti-glare, electromagnetic surface is extremely
precise and durable. Teachers and students interact with lessons on the Activboard using
Promethean’s battery-free Activpen.
“The development of the world’s largest interactive whiteboard backed by a comprehensive
warranty confirms our commitment to industry leadership,” said Pat Henry, Promethean’s
director of marketing and business development.
The Activboard can also be used with Promethean’s new 21-inch Activwand, which permits
early learners and special needs students to more easily select and interact with objects on the
board that may have been out of reach before.
The Activboard comes with Promethean’s award-winning lesson development software,
Activstudio, which includes exclusive tools and a searchable library of resources. Promethean
users also have access to thousands of ready-made flipchart lessons aligned to state education
standards in a searchable database that can be queried by state, subject area, grade level and
Using Promethean’s Activote handheld formative assessment devices, teachers can quickly
and easily gauge student understanding. Having access to immediate feedback allows
teachers to adjust the learning pace and lesson direction to student needs.