New MicroWorlds Plugin Available for
A new version of the Windows MicroWorlds
MicroWorlds Plugin is available. This new version is
compatible with IE as well as FireFox.
This new and improved Firefox compatible
MicroWorlds Plugin now supports Portuguese, Italian and Russian
MicroWorlds EX projects. It will also support
Macintosh MicroWorlds JR projects.
LCSI Launches its New Blog "Thinkering"
Announcing Thinkering - LCSI's new blog!
The blog will be a great way for MicroWorlds
users to discuss and comment on
LCSI's products in an interactive format.
You can visit the blog now at:
A MicroWorlds EX update is available for Macintosh users
A new Macintosh PPC MicroWorlds EX (non Robotics) update is now
available for download to registered MicroWorlds EX users.
New features include: better performance, new shapes, new tutorials,
a modified Help system and dozens of other improvements.
We highly recommend this update for all registered MicroWorlds EX
users running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher on a PPC based Macintosh.
Click here for ways to contact LCSI.
Be sure to include your registration information (name and address)
if you contact us by e-mail.
Macintosh OS X (10.1 or higher).
QuickTime 6 or higher (OS 9 version).
A registered copy of MicroWorlds Pro.
The Macintosh version of MicroWorlds Pro is not
presently supported under OS X's
Classic mode. However, we do have
a new version of MicroWorlds Pro available that has improved
performance running under Classic Mode. This new version is available
to any registered MicroWorlds Pro owners. It can be requested by
sending an e-mail to the following address,
email@example.com Be sure to
include the name and address of the registered site. As soon as the
registration is confirmed the application will then be sent as an
e-mail attachment in .sit format along with its installation
As part of of our continuing commitment to the Macintosh platform LCSI
will release a new, redesigned native OS X MicroWorlds product later on
in 2003. Fill out and submit this form
to be notified of future OS X product releases.
New features in the Macintosh version of
1. Switch Skins!
A new skin is available in addition to the default ‘console' skin. The
‘tablet' skin provides a ‘look and feel' that may suit older students
adults. The interface is trim and sleek allowing larger text areas.
2. Disable the Graphics Library
You can now control the presence of the Graphics Library. This may be
done at installation or may be controlled by the individual user.
3. Change the Journal Starters' Categories
In addition to changing the journal starters within the existing
you can now change the categories! This flexibility supports
subject-specific categories such as sentence starters for science,
math and so forth in addition to the default categories of Plan,
Reflect and Elaborate. The categories you choose are limited only by
The Macintosh version is currently only available in English.
Journal Zone receives recognition as one of the top 100 educational
software titles by District Administrator
Magazine. For more details, please read
ONLINE EDUCATION: PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER
by Odvard Egil Dyrli
MicroWorlds Pro wins award!
MicroWorlds Pro for Mac
is now available!