Hyannis, MA – May 10, 2010 – RM Education, the U.S. division of RM, a worldwide supplier of technology-based curriculum products for K-12 schools, today introduced RM Easiteach Next Generation, the latest version of the award-winning software program designed to deliver engaging and stimulating whole-class teaching.
RM Easiteach is a complete whole-class teaching and learning application that works with any interactive whiteboard, slate, projector or student response system to put the teacher in control for creating and delivering exciting lessons and resources. Hundreds of thousands of teachers across the United States have integrated RM Easiteach whole-class software tools into their curriculum, enabling them to easily create and present teaching and learning resources that incorporate text, clipart, animations, video, Flash files, hyperlinks, databases and spreadsheets.
RM Easiteach Next Generation (NG) offers over thirty new features including Easiteach widgets, the first “apps” for interactive whiteboards and slates; “.iwb” file support, a common file format for use with any interactive whiteboard software; and over 250 interactive lessons and graphic organizers. RM Easiteach NG presents a new and improved design, providing intuitive navigation and easy access to its toolbars and widgets that facilitate the creation of whole-class teaching activities to fit with specific learning objectives. It has been designed to support all lessons and is useful in any educational setting, regardless of student age or ability.
RM Easiteach Next Generation provides the tools to help educators get the most from their investment in whiteboards and whole class teaching technologies. Built-in content packs provide a range of ready-made lessons in a range of topic areas, or teachers can use the vast array of toolsets to create their own. With core tools for text, drawing and video combined with a growing range of curriculum focused activity builders and widgets, RM Easiteach Next Generation makes it easy for teachers to create and deliver interactive lessons that will captivate and educate every student.
“We are thrilled to be releasing RM Easiteach Next Generation,” said Kevin Pawsey, chief executive of RM’s U.S. division. “RM’s large investment in the development of Easiteach Next Generation reflects our vision of where technology trends are moving in K-12 education, and how this application will become an integral element of the interactive classroom. It can serve as the common application platform for all whiteboards, slates and projectors in a district, making this the one essential program of any 21st Century classroom.”
Schools with previous versions of Easiteach can receive a free upgrade to Easiteach Next Generation by calling RM Education at 866-728-6758 no later than November 30, 2010. To learn more about Easiteach Next Generation please visit www.easiteach.com/usa.
About RM: Founded in 1973 in Oxford, England, RM is a worldwide leader in development of outstanding educational tools, technologies and services that engage students and inspire learning. RM is one of Europe’s largest and most respected suppliers of technology-based curriculum products for education, supplying thousands of schools in six different countries including the United States. RM Education is the United States division of RM and is located in Hyannis, Massachusetts. RM Education can be contacted at 866-728-6758 or on the web at www.RMeducation.com.

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