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Online Training Videos for Inspiration 9 Now Available

Posted Apr 28, 2010
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Inspiration Software, Inc., has announced that more than 70 training videos are available to teachers at the hundreds of schools and districts around the country that have purchased volume licenses for the newest version of the visual learning software Inspiration 9.

These videos, available at, were developed in collaboration with Atomic Learning, a producer of educational resources designed to help teachers, students and learners embrace technology. The library of online videos developed specifically for Inspiration 9 provides teachers with training tools for learning how to use all of the visual learning software's powerful capabilities at their own pace. Beginning with a series of overview videos that introduce both using visual learning in the classroom and the tools in Inspiration, these short - some less than a minute - online tutorials provide step-by-step instructions for using the software, including Inspiration 9's new Presentation Manager and visual view, Map View. This robust library of online training resources is available free to teachers in schools and districts with current Inspiration Software Site Licenses, Cumulative Volume Licenses or Comprehensive Licenses.

Among the new capabilities in Inspiration 9 is the Presentation Manager, used by students to create organized and compelling presentations to present and communicate their knowledge and work. The Presentation Manager automatically creates bulleted slides and graphics from a student's diagram, mind map or outline. Students use this as the starting point to build their oral presentation and handouts and then add slides, speaker notes, talking points, graphics, video and sound to emphasize their points. Inspiration 9 ships with numerous ready-made, professional-quality themes to quickly develop a visually appealing presentation, or students can create their own themes to personalize their presentations. Once their presentation is complete, they can play it directly from Inspiration or from any computer using the free Inspiration Presenter.

Source: Inspiration Software, Inc.,

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