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News@NECC: Sunburst Technology Launches New MyTeacherAssistant.com Online Portal for Teachers

Posted Jun 28, 2005
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Sunburst Technology has introduced MyTeacherAssistant.com, an online portal offering 30,000 classroom tools and resources for teachers. Powered by Sunburst's QuickMind.net online learning environment, MyTeacherAssistant.com enables teachers to find resources for everyday lesson planning and communication tasks. The announcement was made at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) in Philadelphia.

MyTeacherAssistant.com pulls the most popular components from QuickMind.net and organizes them for teachers through a simple interface and an intuitive online environment with 24-hour access via a password-protected Web site, according to Sunburst. The emphasis of this product is on simplicity so that no training is necessary and there is no learning curve for teachers to overcome, the announcement states.

The collection of 30,000 educational online resources and classroom tools includes a quiz library with custom quiz creation tools; ready-to-use lesson plans; presentation tools; dictionaries and encyclopedias; a puzzle library with custom puzzle creation tools; Web hunts; a Web site creator; Internet activities; and online parent resources.

MyTeacherAssistant.com includes free access for parents to a Parent Center enabling parents to monitor and participate in their children's education.

MyTeacherAssistant.com is available now as an annual subscription sold exclusively through reseller Educational Resources. The introductory price for an individual teacher is $99 annually, including all upgrades. Additional pricing for schools and districts is available and can be customized. Educational Resources is inviting educators to sign up for a free summer subscription or a 60-day trial subscription starting in the fall. For information, educators can visit http://www.myteacherassistant.com.

Source: Sunburst Technology, http://www.sunburst.com/


 
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