Showbie Expands Cross-Platform Services to Include Windows 10 Application

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Microsoft Surface and mixed device environments now benefit from Showbie’s creation of a Windows 10 Application

EDMONTON, CANADA – March 28, 2016 – Showbie has announced plans to support Microsoft Surface devices and other Microsoft classroom products by developing a Windows 10 Showbie App that will be available in the Windows Store. As part of Showbie’s push toward expanding their cross-platform services, the Windows 10 App will be fully customized for enhanced usability by Microsoft Surface users.

As more schools adopt Microsoft Surface devices as the 1:1 device of choice in their classroom, having a Showbie Windows App will help add convenience and functionality to Showbie users in Microsoft environments. Additionally, mixed device classroom environments will benefit from having a Showbie Windows app that is customized to Microsoft products, giving any Windows user an enhanced Showbie experience overall.

We’re excited to bring Showbie’s simple, fast, and effective assignment and feedback workflow to even more teachers, students, and parents with the release of our Windows 10 app. The app will benefit classrooms with 1:1 Microsoft Surface deployments, mixed device or BYO deployments, and will extend access to Showbie for the many parents and students who use a Windows PC or Surface tablet at home.

– Colin Bramm, Showbie CEO

Showbie’s Windows 10 App for Surface Tablets is now available in the Microsoft Store, and offers enhanced file sharing between teachers and students, along with features such as portfolio, parent access and gradebook for Showbie Pro customers. It includes exclusive Windows 10 enhancements such as a Windows Live Tile that shows updates at a glance before launching the app, and support for drag-and-drop document uploads direct from the Windows file system.

Microsoft Surface devices are used in academic settings to help enhance education technology and streamline communication between teachers and students. With Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3, there are several choices for classrooms to choose from, and all are compatible with Showbie’s Windows 10 App. Ultimately, Showbie’s optimization with Surface devices will help extend Showbie’s reach to more devices and more classrooms worldwide.

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About Showbie

With over 1.7 million users, Showbie is an Edmonton, Canada-based classroom workflow app that makes it easy for 1:1 classrooms to go paperless on mobile devices. Teachers can easily create classes and assignments, and students can complete assignments using a variety of compatible apps, or by using Showbie’s built-in annotation tools. Teachers can then review, provide feedback, grade and place work in portfolios all within the app. Showbie is an all-in-one platform to manage lessons and classwork in schools implementing a 1:1 device program, and it is backed by Point Nine Capital, Kymbask Investments Inc., Yaletown Venture Partners, Imagine K12 and Azure Capital Partners.

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We’re excited to bring Showbie’s simple, fast, and effective assignment and feedback workflow to even more teachers, students, and parents!

Colin Bramm, Showbie CEO

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