For release June 5, 2000
LCSI'S MICROWORLDS PROä WINS CURRICULUM ADMINISTRATOR'S "2000 DISTRICTS' CHOICE TOP 100 PRODUCTS" AWARD
MONTREAL - Logo Computer Systems Inc. (LCSI), is proud to announce that MicroWorlds Pro has been presented with the "2000 Districts' Choice Top 100 Products" award from Curriculum Administrator magazine. This annual award program honors the products released this year that are making a difference for districts.
For 13 years, Curriculum Administrator has recognized the Top 100 products in the educational market. To select this year's top 100 products, Curriculum Administrator tabulated reader responses, interviewed school leaders, and drew on the collective experience of their editorial staff to determine which products were truly enhancing the work of teaching and learning. Each year Curriculum Administrator receives thousands of product announcements and covers hundreds of new products editorially. They consider curriculum products of all types, from software to web-based offerings. The end result is a collection of 100 products that are truly the best education products in today's market.
"This is truly an honor for MicroWorlds Pro to be recognized with this prestigious award" said Michael A. Quinn, President of LCSI. "We feel that being included in Curriculum Administrator's top 100 award winners distinguishes MicroWorlds Pro as a product in a very select group"
MicroWorlds Pro is a powerful multimedia authoring tool that allows students to create dynamic, interactive school and Internet projects. It lets students become active web designers not just passive web viewers. MicroWorlds Pro includes web authoring tools that allow you to create HTML templates for your interactive projects to be displayed directly on the WWW; add hyperlink connections to your projects; download and modify existing math, science, etc. projects from the LCSI web site (www.lcsi.ca).
Students can make easy animation with just one simple click and make use of the hundreds of multi-colored shapes and the fat bits editor to grow and shrink shapes. Students can drag and drop music including MP3's, pictures, videos, web pages, sounds and shapes into their MicroWorlds Pro projects. Drawing tools include 140 colors to choose from, 24 editable brushes, color viewer and picker, and color shading. Also included are interactive samples within the on-line help system so that learning MicroWorlds Pro is so much easier.
Teachers and students can get a real sense of the depth and breadth of this powerful multimedia programming environment. MicroWorlds Pro helps develop creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. It's so versatile it can be used in any subject area!
LCSI, incorporated in 1980 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, develops and markets a line of award winning constructivist educational products, including the critically acclaimed, MicroWorlds line of school products and the My Make Believe family of home/school early learning software.
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