Promethean Planet® Surpasses 2 Million Members
September 16, 2015
(ATLANTA – Aug. 17, 2015) – Promethean Planet, one of the world’s largest online collaborative communities for educators, today celebrates continued growth with membership surpassing 2 million educators from around the world. Created by teachers for teachers, Promethean Planet is an open community where educators can access and share digital resources as well as get ideas and advice from their peers on how to best utilize digital tools.
"As teachers prepare for back to school, Promethean Planet is an excellent resource community for lesson ideas, content and peer support,” said Scott Cary, Chief Marketing & Products Officer at Promethean. “With new technology entering more and more classrooms, teachers are increasingly looking for ways to incorporate interactive digital content into their curriculum. Promethean Planet not only offers resource sharing for a teacher’s content area, but also ideas from fellow educators about how to leverage technology and digital content to enhance collaboration, creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking skills in classrooms of all grade levels."
Launched in 2006, Promethean Planet was created so teachers could collaborate, support one another, and find and share lesson resources created in Promethean’s ActivInspire® interactive whiteboard software. Today, Promethean Planet has evolved into one of the leading sites for teachers around the world to find digital classroom resources. Promethean Planet now includes 15 localized language sites and provides resources for every classroom, regardless of the technology products or services in use.
Teachers joining Promethean Planet will discover close to 100,000 resources that include video files, images, Microsoft PowerPoint® presentations, Microsoft Word documents, ActivInspire flipcharts, and more. The lesson resources on Promethean Planet are shared by highly credible and informed sources, including fellow teachers, renowned educational organizations and top publishers.
Promethean Planet has been continuously recognized with awards from leading industry organizations, including the:
- 2014 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators
- EdTech Digest Awards: 2011 Trendsetter Award
- 2011 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Education Community Solution
- 2011 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Non-Traditional Education Solution
- Worlddidac Award 2010
- Worlddidac Award 2008
For more information and to join the community, visit www.PrometheanPlanet.com.
Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered and successful. Headquartered in the UK, with a US office in Atlanta, Georgia, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. More information about Promethean is available at www.PrometheanWorld.com.
Suzy Swindle, Promethean
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