LanSchool Technologies, a provider of classroom management software, has updated the software for it teacher console for its classroom management software, to version 7.5. The upgrade brings the Mac version to feature parity with the Windows version, adds audio listening and broadcast for language labs, introduces efficient Multicast video distribution and playback and adds real-time keystroke alerting on banned words to help teachers control cyber-bullying in the classroom.
LanSchool 7.5 also sports a new wireless protocol increases performance and reliability. And the new version adds iPad, iPod, iPhone teacher and student support.
The LanSchool Mac teacher console runs on Mac OS X 10.5 (“Leopard”) or higher. It has the same basic layout and features of the Windows teacher console, but looks and feels like a Mac program. From the console teachers can teach, monitor and assess students running on Macs, PC and thin clients.
LanSchool 7.5 is a free upgrade for customers that purchased LanSchool v7.4 during the past year. Educational pricing starts at US$299 for classrooms with fewer than 10 computers and $599 for larger classrooms. The software can also be purchased as a subscription for $199 per classroom per year. Volume discounts, competitive upgrades, K-12 school and district site licenses are available. For more information contact LanSchool (http://www.lanschool.com).