SlideRocket Announces Preferred Pricing For Education - Students and Teachers Love SlideRocket’s Presentation Collaboration, Accessibility and Ease of Use
San Francisco, CA - June 9, 2009 - SlideRocket, the leader in online presentations, today announced preferred pricing for education, giving teachers and students grades K-12 unlimited access to the full range of SlideRocket’s SaaS, Rich-Internet-Application software at a massive discount. Since launching in November 2008, SlideRocket has become a popular application among educators around the world who use it to bring new life to their classrooms, keep students on the cutting edge of communication technology and help them make and deliver great presentations.
Today, SlideRocket is announcing annual subscription pricing for educators in three tiers; Schools with less then one hundred and fifty students will pay $249 per year, schools with less than one thousand students will pay $449 per year, and schools with over one thousand students will pay $999 per year. All pricing is per school allowing every member of the school community - teachers and students alike - to create his or her own SlideRocket login and gain access to SlideRocket's premium features. SlideRocket enables users to create stunning presentations with easy to use editing tools, work collaboratively online, organize a shared library of assets with intelligent content management, share their presentations publicly or securely, and measure results with presentation analytics.
With this new pricing, SlideRocket provides educators with a presentation toolset that frees them from the limits imposed by desktop software. Students can now access their presentations from anywhere the Internet is available – be it the school computer room, neighborhood library, or at home. Students are no longer required to own expensive presentation software, and can work collaboratively with other students and teachers while staying on the cutting edge of new communication tools.
“We’ve had an amazing amount of support and excitement from the education community and we are thrilled to respond in kind by making it easy for educators to access the best software to teach valuable communication skills.” said Mitch Grasso, Co-Founder and CEO of SlideRocket. “SlideRocket is ideal for education because it’s easy to learn, fun to use and enables students to work together at school or at home to achieve fantastic results.”
“Presentations are an important part of today’s education.” said Cathy Seymour, Technology Coordinator at Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs. “They help students learn how to assemble their ideas and communicate them in a logical and interesting way to their peers while practicing their public speaking. These are practical skills they will use the rest of their life. SlideRocket is easy to use, training is minimal, and it can be shared easily on the web. With SlideRocket it is all right there!”
“When I showed SlideRocket to my kids, and taught them some of the basics, they EXPLODED!” said Chris Conant, a teacher at Hidden Springs Charter School in Boise, Idaho. “I've never seen kids so ecstatic to work on presentations. Was I ever shocked when 10 out of my 25 kids came back the next day and let me know that they worked on their presentations at home. This was not assigned homework; this was 100% on their own. Being able to edit, view, and share their slides with anyone, anywhere makes SlideRocket perfect for school use. The fact that it's simple to use is as big of a bonus as summer break!"
“My favorite part of SlideRocket is being able to put video on my slide shows. It's so easy to add cool stuff to my slides!” said Henry, a second grade student at Hidden Springs.
“I have never seen my son so excited to do his homework! SlideRocket is a sharp-looking program that encourages kids to put their language and creative skills to work and I love the ability to easily share my child’s projects with friends and family.” said Carrie Hastriter – Parent of a student at Hidden Springs.
"I have to share with you that once my students started using SlideRocket, they kept using it and only it for their presentations.” said Lynn Messman, an Embedded Academics Teacher at Greater Lawrence Vocational Technical School in Andover, MA. “I was astonished by a couple of my typically less-engaged students who have just run with it. They have used SlideRocket not only in my classroom but also in their History and English classrooms. They are taking great pride in using something different. I could not be more thrilled.”
Schools interested in SlideRocket’s K-12 education pricing should register their credentials to qualify for the program. Schools that cater to students beyond high-school should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about pricing and everyone can sign up for a free 30 day trial at http://www.sliderocket.com/signup
SlideRocket reinvents presentations by bringing big ideas to life, engaging audiences and driving business. The platform promotes influential story telling through interactive capabilities like audio, rich media and instant feedback that elevate meetings, regardless of time or location. In addition, the measurement analytics provide dynamic sales tools and unmatched customer insight. With SlideRocket you can quickly and easily create and deliver stunning presentations with quantifiable results. For more information, please visit www.sliderocket.com.
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