LCSI ANNOUNCES MicroWorlds EX™
MONTREAL -Logo Computer Systems Inc. (LCSI), is proud to announce MicroWorlds EX™- the latest member of the award-winning MicroWorlds family. Designed specifically for students in grades 4 and up, MicroWorlds EX encourages the development of transferable problem solving strategies and critical thinking skills by providing opportunities for both in-depth explorations and project creation.
"We are very excited about this new product" says Susan Einhorn, Executive Vice-President of LCSI. "With MicroWorlds EX™ we at LCSI continue in our over 20-year tradition of developing software that supports student learning and a constructivist philosophy. We strive to constantly improve the materials we provide for students and the support we give to teachers. When you combine our consistently learner-focused philosophy with our ongoing research-based design, you end up with exciting learning tools that are, I am proud to say, the core components of programs in educational institutions around the world. We are proud of MicroWorlds EX and know that this new product will give students the chance to let their imaginations soar."
An extremely versatile program, MicroWorlds EX can be used to generate anything from science simulations to mathematical explorations to interactive multimedia stories. It provides students with the tools they need to design, construct, animate, analyze, integrate, visualize and explore different concepts.
The new traveling "smart" turtles carry their information, media, and shapes in their "backpacks"-This feature encourages joint project building by making it easier for students to send information and project components from one project to another.
Available on both Mac and PC, MicroWorlds Ex provides full teacher support that includes tutorials that show how to create curriculum-linked projects, an on-screen techniques panel containing simple step-by-step instructions for hundreds of techniques, and samples that demonstrate the range of exploration possibilities. MicroWorlds EX is currently available in English. Click here for ways to contact LCSI. The Spanish version will be available later this year. For more information, please refer to www.lcsi.ca
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LCSI was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. LCSI develops and markets a line of award winning constructivist educational products, including the critically acclaimed MicroWorlds line of school products, Enriched Math, Journal Zone and the My Make Believe family of early learning software. As an award-winning publisher of software for K-12 schools, LCSI is active around the world in major technology projects that are transforming education.
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