ClassLink LaunchPad(TM) Chosen for Keller ISD's One-to-One Initiative

Top Quote Keller ISD in Texas is a progressive school district that makes use of technology to help improve student outcomes. Keller has partnered with ClassLink to provide a one-to-one mobile technology experience for students in Matthew Norris' math classes. End Quote
  • Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) October 01, 2010 - As the 155 students in Matthew Norris' six math classes begin the school year each has use of a HP Tablet with access to a multitude of programs and the internet, thanks to the technology made available with ClassLink LaunchPad™.

    "I am very excited to experience the growth in both student learning and technology skills with the use of these tablets and ClassLink LaunchPad," said Mr. Norris, 7th grade math teacher, Keller ISD, TX. "This one-to-one initiative expands my ability to differentiate curriculum to engage each and every student in my classroom."

    The use of HP tablets in combination with the mobile technology provided by LaunchPad will allow Norris to:

    1) Increase his students' knowledge and use of technology
    2) Improve learning outcomes
    3) Increase classroom engagement
    4) Differentiate instruction easily
    5) Expand knowledge of responsible technological social networking skills
    6) Extend the learning day

    "We are excited to be a part of Keller's one-to one initiative," said Berj Akian, President, ClassLink. "Students today have grown up using technology; our schools need to more fully incorporate it into their learning environment to engage students and also to create technology savvy workers for our future. I believe Keller's one-to-one classroom environment will quickly expand to more classrooms and I am proud ClassLink has helped make it a reality."

    ClassLink LaunchPad is the centralized point of access where teachers and students login to see a customized, dynamic desktop from which all applications can be easily accessed from any computing device in the school, community or home. LaunchPad eases the workload of a district's IT staff since maintenance is done in one central location. LaunchPad also includes a number of embedded classroom management tools, calendaring, and more.

    Joe Giffin, Keller's Chief Technology Officer added "At Keller we believe that technology is a tool to get at learning. Our focus is always on curriculum and student needs. Technology is only good if it helps us achieve our goals. This new one-to-one initiative, enabled with ClassLink LaunchPad, is all about improving student outcomes."

    ClassLink has a proven record of delivering high quality technology solutions designed to meet the unique needs of the K-12 instructional setting. Engineered for students and teachers, ClassLink's award winning products are simple to use yet help raise student achievement by providing anytime anywhere learning access. In addition to a suite of software products, the company has a specialty in instructional technology professional development and 11 years of expertise in implementing virtualization solutions for schools.

    About ClassLink
    Founded in 1998, ClassLink's mission is to empower educators to improve learning through innovative systems and services. ClassLink solutions provide administrators tracking and usage information to allow for informed decision making which lowers the overall cost of technology.

    ClassLink LaunchPad™ delivers 24/7 access to a school's full array of instructional software resources from any computer in the school, community and from home. ClassLink Inquiry™ provides administrators with comprehensive and customizable real-time software and hardware utilization reports. With an extreme commitment toward customer satisfaction, ClassLink continually partners with its customers. ClassLink ClassMate™ is the only student administration and curriculum management software designed for Career and Technical Education.

    ClassLink OnTrack is an easy to use, affordable yet powerful, 24/7 curriculum mapping and lesson planning solution.

    ClassLink-The future of instructional technology.

    For more information, visit, call 888-963-7550 or email info ( @ ) ClassLink dot com.

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