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Where can we buy Third-Party Software that is written for a CBI? ...or software that will run on any computer but which has 'added value' when used on a CBI?
With the support of RM and their Westport-based agent EdTech (contact Liam McReamonn, 098 64886, email@example.com, http://www.edtech.ie we used Easyteach cross-platform software. Prices from the EdTech website with links to each of the titles at http://www.edtech.ie/details.asp?id=16209&ptid=20032,20062 Read more about Easiteach at http://www.easiteach.com/eng/
With the support of DayDream Education (http://www.daydreameducation.co.uk/servlet/-strse-template/homepageinteractivecharts/Page) and their Sligo-based agent Sligo Graph (contact Karl Demmel, 071 9142044, firstname.lastname@example.org), the project teachers are investigating the use of Interactive Whiteboard Charts. These started as static Wallcharts (which are also sold and which complement the interactive sets - further, wallcharts keep that visible presence on the classroom walls). Visit the DayDream site to download a number of free interactive samples. The CBI Teachers are using:
With the support of NCTE, two of our schools are using Interactive Geometry software, called Euklid
Be aware that in order to meet Public-Sector Purchasing Guidelines, you should get at least three written quotations for any purchase over Euro 635 (and, in addition, a Tax-Clearance Certificate for any purchase over Euro 6350)
N.B. Please note that any prices mentioned here are for guideline purposes only - you must approach a retailer and seek specific pricing for your school/college. Prices vary from time to time, individual resellers can quote very different prices, and this page is only a very 'rule of thumb' guide. I have seen price differences of Euro 600 on the same board, so please shop around, ask the Resellers, and get Quotations...E&OE. Reference to Companies on this site is as an information-service, rather than a specific endorsement.