ISTE16_BestofShow_TNL2_Winner_ol copy(ATLANTA – July 12, 2016) – At ISTE 2016, Tech & Learning recognized two Promethean products with Best of Show awards. The two winners were ClassFlow™, Promethean’s free software for interactive learning and collaboration; and the ActivPanel™, which was recently named the most preferred model of interactive flat panel display for K-12 classrooms in the United States, according to data from Futuresource Consulting Ltd.

An anonymous panel of educator judges selected the Best of Show products by scouring the exhibit hall floor during the conference in Denver, which featured 500 companies sharing their solutions with more than 16,000 educators.

The judges rated their impressions on a sliding scale, evaluating areas such as quality and effectiveness, ease of use, and creative use of technology. They then met in person to discuss their ratings and decide which technologies would have the most impact in the classroom and therefore deserve to be named Best of Show.

“We’re thrilled that both ClassFlow and the ActivPanel received Best of Show awards, and especially excited that ClassFlow won for the third year in a row,” said Promethean’s Chief Marketing Officer Vincent Young. “We’re truly honored that the judges recognized Promethean as a leader in both software and hardware. Creating immersive learning environments requires solutions that bring the digital and physical worlds together, wherever students connect to learning. We’ve significantly expanded the capabilities of ClassFlow and the ActivPanel in the past year, and this accolade reaffirms our strength in both categories.”

ClassFlow features interactive lessons, polls, assignments, and more that engage students with learning content. The newest iteration of ClassFlow added thousands of free, teacher-approved interactive lessons, free teacher and student accounts, access to ClassFlow Desktop, rewards for exemplary student behavior, and collaborative lesson-building. 

The new ActivPanel, which launched at ISTE 2016, features an externally accessible, upgradeable Android™ central processing unit, wireless and BlueTooth® connectivity, access to more than 500,000 educational applications, mobile device mirroring, digital whiteboarding, and free access to ClassFlow.

An overview of all Best of Show winners will be included in the August 2016 issue of Tech & Learning.

About Promethean
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st-century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Promethean’s main corporate offices are located in Blackburn, UK, and Atlanta, USA. Promethean is a member of the Net Dragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) group of companies.  For more information, please visit PrometheanWorld.com.

About Tech & Learning
For over 30 years, Tech & Learning has been—and continues to be — the leading resource for K‐12 leaders. Its publications, websites, and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to educators who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning, published by NewBay Media LLC, delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach with technology. For more information, visit TechLearning.com.

Media Contact
Suzy Swindle, Promethean      
suzy.swindle@prometheanworld.com
206-661-0757 

About NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited
NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s mobile Internet industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs such as Eudemons Online and Conquer Online, China’s number one online gaming portal, 17173.com, and China’s most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) in 2013 as the largest Internet M&A transaction in China at the time. Being China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003. In recent years, NetDragon has become a major player in global online and mobile learning space as it works to leverage its mobile Internet technologies and operational know-how to develop a game-changing learning ecosystem. For more information, please visit NetDragon.com.

NetDragon Press Contact
Alvin Chan
alvinchan@nd.com.hk
+852 9484 0333

NetDragon Investor Contact
Maggie Zhou
maggie@nd.com.cn
+852 2850 7266 / +86 591 8754 3120

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