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Low-Cost Classroom Management Software Now Offers Chat

  (August 29, 2011)

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2011

Netop, the worlds largest provider of classroom management software, announced a new version of MyVision, the essential tool for teaching with technology. MyVision Basic now includes a new comprehensive chat feature that allows for individual or whole-class chat. Download a trial of the new version at

With the release of version 3.1,educators using MyVision can now chat directly with individual students, or facilitate a whole-class discussion. Instructors always see all student names, but can allow for anonymity among students to encourage participation. The teacher can also turn on or off the ability for students to initiate chats. The chat window is easily hidden when not in use and chat history is automatically stored for reference.

MyVision provides comprehensive teaching features while still having a low price point, making the software affordable for every educator. MyVision Basic allows educators to use remote control features, chat functionality and Active Directory integration, as well as Internet blocking, screen-blanking and demonstration capabilities. Unlike other low-cost classroom management solutions, Netop MyVisionprovides robust support for mixed-platform classrooms. Teachers can monitor and manage a classroom of PCs, a classroom of Macs or a classroom with some of each.

Launched in 2009, MyVision is the entry-level classroom management software offering from Netop designed for teachers who need simple, basic controls over classroom computers. MyVision Basic provides essential tools for teaching with computers, so any teacher can supervise student computer work, chat with students, remote control student computers, share engaging on-screen demonstrations, instantly capture the attention of the class and control student Internet access. Available via low-cost online subscriptions, MyVision Basic is ideal for teachers who have never been able to afford standard classroom management software.

MyVision Free, offering the most fundamental tools for teaching with technology, is available to all schools as a free download. With MyVision Free, teachers can supervise student computer use, monitor Web browsing, assess student progress, identify students who need extra help and improve classroom time on task. MyVision Free provides a subset of the features in MyVision Basic and may be upgraded seamlessly at any time.

With volume discounts for MyVision Basic, even more schools will be able to afford to offer their teachers access to the classroom management software. The regular annual subscription price of $199 is discounted by $25 each, when two or more teachers purchase MyVision Basic together, and even deeper discounts are available for subscriptions of 10 or more, and 25 or more.
For more information or a free 30-day trial of MyVision, visit To purchase MyVision Basic, visit

About Netop Solutions A/S

Netop develops and sells market leading software solutions that enable swift, secure and seamless transfer of video, screens, sounds and data between two or more computers. The company has three business areas: Administration, Education and Communication.
In Administration, Netop Remote Control is the most secure, trusted and scalable remote support solution on the market today. Used by more than half of the Fortune 100, it helps businesses reduce support costs and meet security and compliance standards. In Education, Netop is the world leader in classroom management software, helping teachers in 75 countries make teaching with technology easier and more effective. Higher efficiency and better grades are some of the results. And in Communication, Netop Live Guide is the live chat solution that helps companies provide better customer service, increase efficiency and sales, and turn website visitors into customers.
Headquartered in Denmark, Netop employs 130 people and has subsidiaries in the United States, Great Britain, China, Romania and Switzerland. The company sells its solutions to public and private clients in more than 80 countries. Read more at:


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