Access a range of mini-applications that bring you a
growing bank of added extras such as, calculator, clock, periodic table,
protractor, picture reveal, dice, early years sudoku, word builder cards,
tangrams and more. There are currently 40+ widgets available in the bank with
more to be added with each new release. You can find out more about our widgets
Easiteach Media bank
The localised and searchable media bank within Easiteach
comprises a wide range of curriculum-based resources including videos and
animations. The media bank enables users
to search for and add multimedia assets to a page and is accessible by
selecting the multimedia button on the Easiteach menu bar.Easiteach Content
There is a range of content provided within Easiteach
that has been designed within the functionality of the software and that will
enable you and your pupils to successfully match objectives within key subject
areas. So far, almost 1000 documents spanning many subjects have been created,
covering topics including speaking and listening, number and algebra, handling
data, environmental change and more. See our content page for further details.
You can also visit the RM Easilearn content portal where
you will find lots more Easiteach resources.
Easiteach Lite is a free player, with limited features
(such as word wallet and annotation pens), that allows users to open and view
Easiteach documents. Easiteach Lite is great for enabling pupils to access
saved activities at home, complete them as homework and resubmit them to their
teacher, without needing access to the entire product.
Easiteach works on all interactive whiteboards and will
soon be available for use on other forms of hardware equipment used for
teaching for example classpads, netbooks or voting devices. This means that no
matter what equipment is used in your school, Easiteach can ensure consistency
for training, teaching and sharing resources. The ability to import and export
Easiteach documents as .iwb files also means you are not restricted by the
Easiteach Next Generation is available for users in a
wide variety of languages, with settings easily changed depending on which
language you want to work with in just a few clicks. Already Easiteach next
Generation has been localised for a number of languages with more to follow.
Click here to find out what languages are available.
Supports object manipulation on multi-touch devices,
enabling users to enlarge and manoeuvre objects they have created with the tips
of their fingers! This is ideal for encouraging pupils to interact directly
with the interactive whiteboard and is perfect for use during presentations.
Easiteach Easily-accessible toolbars
The toolbars within Easiteach Next Generation have been
designed to make the functionality you want easier to find and aid
cross-curricular use. These
easily-accessible toolbars allow you to work quickly and efficiently in
creating whole-class teaching activities to fit with your learning
objectives. The most commonly used tools
can be found in the main navigation bar along the bottom of your screen, with
extra functionality available from within the main navigation.
There are a number of special effects that can now be
used to enhance activity pages to allow for more creativity. Effects can be
added to objects and include swirl effect, mosaic effect, blur, old movie
colour, monochrome colour and many more.
Easiteach Record sound and video
Within Easiteach Next Generation, users are able to
record sound and video directly on to a page. Using the media bank you can also
capture images, record sounds and record videos using external hardware, such
as microphones or digital cameras, and add them to your page and your personal
Easiteach Text-to-speech capabilities
Type letters, words and sentences on to a page and listen
to them being read back to you. The text-to-speech functionality within
Easiteach enables text on the page to be read by one of the voices installed in
your operating system. Text-to-speech can read both single words and whole
blocks of text within a text box. This feature is available in a wide variety
Easiteach Handwriting and Shape Recognition
Write words or draw shapes freehand and the writing and
shape recognition tools within Easiteach Next Generation will recognise your
markings. You can either write or draw images with your mouse on a computer
screen, or use your interactive whiteboard pen, and the handwriting and shape
recognition tool will transform your markings in typed copy or shaped objects
with sharpened edges.
Easiteach Language toolsLanguage tools
There are a wide variety of language tools built-in to
Easiteach Next Generation that will help you to quickly and simply create
activities for your whole class. These tools include a cloze tool (for creating
missing words activities), remove punctuation tool (ideal for testing
punctuation knowledge by removing all punctuation from a block of text and
asking your class to put it back in the right place) and word wallet (for use
alongside the cloze and remove punctuation tools).
Easiteach Numeracy Tools
Alongside the language tools, there is also a wide range
of numeracy tools available with Easiteach Next Generation that will assist you
in creating simple but effect whole class activities for use in Maths lessons.
Some of the numeracy tools available include number lines, number grids and an