ThinkWave Connects Teachers and Families
Posted on July 21, 1999ThinkWave has announced the release of ThinkWave Educator 2.0 and the integrated community website ThinkWave.com. ThinkWave.com is a free web community that provides secure communication for parents, students, and teachers. Teachers use ThinkWave.com to relay real-time information about attendance, assignments, grades and curriculum. Parents and students can access the site at any time using a standard web browser, and can send feedback to teachers.
"The time has arrived for the Internet to transform education," said Pierre Omidyar, an investor and early supporter of ThinkWave, and Founder and Chairman of eBay. "ThinkWave is taking the correct approach by starting with an application that teachers love to use, and extending it to reach individual students and parents." ThinkWave Educator 2.0 is a classroom management application created especially for teachers that simplifies everyday administrative tasks. Teachers can easily:
"The input of over 1,000 teachers went into the development of ThinkWave Educator and ThinkWave.com," said Matthew Hamilton, CEO and Founder of ThinkWave. "Teachers have been looking for ways to help families become more involved in the education process. ThinkWave is very excited about using the Internet to help teachers achieve this goal."