LanSchool Technologies LLC, a leading provider of classroom management software, announced that LanSchool v7.4 now includes support for the Apple iPad with a new app called the Teacher’s Assistant. The Teacher’s Assistant allows teachers to perform critical classroom management features such as thumbnail monitoring, sending messages, blanking screens, voting, limiting the web and applications.

“The Teacher’s Assistant is just the beginning of our support for the of the iPad, iPod, iPhone devices.” said Dana Doggett, president of LanSchool. “Very soon we’ll release the Teacher’s Assistant on the iPod touch and iPhone, and a student app for all of the devices. We are committed to helping schools adopt these platforms by allowing teachers to monitor, manage and increase collaboration with students.”

The LanSchool Teacher’s Assistant pairs with an existing LanSchool Teacher console to manage and monitor PCs, Macs and Thin Clients. The app can pair with either Windows or Mac OSX LanSchool teacher consoles. Once paired, teachers are free to teach away from their desk and still perform critical classroom management actions.

Pricing and Availability

The LanSchool Teacher’s Assistant is available as a free app from the iTunes App Store. However, in order to manage students, a valid LanSchool v7.4 license is required. The Teacher’s Assistant will work with LanSchool Lite which is free to K-20 educators worldwide. .

About LanSchool Technologies

LanSchool Technologies, LLC, is a leading provider of classroom management solutions for the education market. LanSchool, for over 24 years, has enabled tens of thousands of teachers to easily remove distractions such as the Internet, Instant Messaging, E-mail and Games from the classroom. LanSchool is headquartered in Orem, Utah, with customers and resellers across the world.