COLUMBIA, Md.–May 21, 2007 Interwrite Learning announces today that its Interwrite Workspace version 7.0 and Interwrite PRS version 4.2 software packages fully support the new Windows Vista operating system. Customers around the world who wish to upgrade to Windows Vista can be confident that the entire Interwrite Learning interactive classroom solution will work seamlessly with their new operating system.
Interwrite Workspace 7.0 is a next generation educational software application for creating, teaching and assessing student performance using digital content. Used in concert with an Interwrite Board, Pad, Panel or student response system, Workspace provides teachers the means to interact with any form of digital content, while engaging their students in a way never before possible.
Interwrite Workspace comes with several new notable features, including:
Interwrite Sims, a library of instructional animations that provide an engaging interactive learning experience;
Interwrite Images, a comprehensive library of educational clip art covering a diverse range of topics and grade levels;
Interwrite Lessons, an online library of searchable, state-aligned interactive lessons created by teachers;
Interwrite Multimedia, a family of integrated media tools–including Flash, video and audio player–to increase interactivity of any existing media content; and
More than 50 instructional tools that empower the teacher in their interactive classroom environment.
Interwrite PRS 4.2 is an award-winning student assessment software package that is used with the company?s infrared or radio-frequency PRS clickers. The system allows users to create quizzes and lessons within the PRS software, using Microsoft PowerPoint® slides or by importing questions developed by leading textbook publishers. Interwrite PRS software also offers a robust set of grading, reporting and data management features, such as the ability to export student results to grading packages like GradeQuick and leading learning management systems like Blackboard Learning Systems, WebCT and WebAssign®.
Features of the newly released Interwrite PRS 4.2 Software include:
? Support for Microsoft Vista and Microsoft Office 2007
? Redesign of PowerPoint toolbar add-In for Mac and Windows
? Insert PRS question ?on-the-fly? from PowerPoint
? Ability to add Flash and Animation in PowerPoint on the same slide as PRS question
? Enhancements to Reports including faster report generation and export to .rtf format
? Enhancements to Multiple Answer keys
Pricing & Availability
Interwrite Workspace and Interwrite PRS software are both available through Authorized Interwrite Resellers and will be included free with the purchase of their respective Interwrite Learning hardware products. Workspace is also available as a stand alone product for a suggested retail price of $249 (US). International pricing is available through Authorized Interwrite Distributors around the world.
Registered users of any previous version of software can upgrade to Workspace 7.0 or PRS 4.2 at no charge at http://www.interwritelearning.com/support/software/downloads.html. Interwrite Workspace is available for Windows 2000/XP and Vista and is provided in 37 languages. Mac and Linux versions will be available summer 2007. Interwrite PRS 4.2 supports over 18 global languages and is compatible with WindowsVista/XP/200, MAC OS X®, Intel MAC® and Linux.
About Interwrite Learning
Interwrite Learning is a premier global provider of interactive learning solutions for primary, secondary and higher education markets. Interactive solutions, including the Interwrite Board, Pad and Panel all come with Interwrite Workspace, a next generation educational software application for creating, teaching and assessing student performance using digital content. Interwrite assessment solutions include Interwrite Cricket and PRS clickers, members of a powerful student response system that combines interaction and assessment to enhance classroom productivity and improve student results. Interwrite Learning has a rich 32-year history of delivering interactive solutions that are changing how the world learns.