Canvastic LLC has announced the update of their product, Canvastic, an integrated writing, graphics, and publishing tool for students in grades K-8 to version 2.0. Canvastic is designed as a student- and teacher-focused software tool that can be customized for students' age and ability level, according to the announcement. The interface includes customized sets of options for graphic and text use.
Version 2.0 continues and expands on the concept that the software tools students use to publish should be flexible, allowing teachers to customize their students' work environments. Over 40 new features and refinements are included in this release, including the following:
• New word processing tool to integrate passages of text with student-created graphics. • New soundtrack and full-screen playback options for presentations. • New template files feature with over 200 templates. • New school and lab administration features such as shared preference files.
This is a free upgrade for all registered users. Canvastic runs natively on Windows and Macintosh computers. It can be purchased and downloaded from the Web site http://www.canvastic.com/support/download/. Pricing starts at $59 for a single user license. Significant volume discounts are available.
Source: Canvastic LLC, http://www.canvastic.com.