BASCOM's Global Chalkboard Teams with Toshiba's Magnia SG20 to Deliver Anytime, Anywhere Interactive Learning

Hauppauge, NY - June 16, 2003—BASCOM's Global Chalkboard solution-now delivered on Toshiba's Magnia SG20-provides an all-in-one solution that allows teachers to tailor Web access to meet specific learning objectives while enabling wireless Internet connectivity to all of your students' notebooks. It offers outstanding curriculum and technical advantages to K-12 schools and community technology centers. Teachers can now quickly bring the Internet into their lesson plans while ensuring a safe experience for their students. Simple Web-based navigation and design tools allow educators to quickly develop the curriculum content they need-without being computer experts. The Global Chalkboard enables teachers to manage their classrooms while removing the barriers to effective instructional use of technology in education.

From the ground up, this solution was developed as an educational tool to support teachers. It enables educators to integrate Web resources into their curriculum, maximizing the value of classroom technology. The solution's built-in communications capabilities include a secure firewall and an integrated Web caching system. It also allows simultaneous, wireless Internet access to multiple students, teachers, or school administrators with a single Internet account to achieve anytime, anywhere interactive learning.

The Magnia SG20/Global Chalkboard is the heart of a mobile computer lab. Using a Simply Mobile notebook cart, this solution provides shared resources and Internet access to any classroom with the ability to easily transport the entire lab and to lock it up at the end of the day.

About the Global Chalkboard

BASCOM's Global Chalkboard is an innovative and flexible teaching tool that uses the Internet for learning. The Global Chalkboard provides immediate access to educational Web sites and builds Web-enriched lessons mapped to curriculum goals and state standards.

The Global Chalkboard is both flexible and easy to use. It offers a novice user immediate access to educational sites with the Web Library; it offers an intermediate user prepackaged, ready-to-use BASCOM lessons; and it offers an advanced user a method of building their own, web-based lessons using the Global Chalkboard's Lesson Creator.


BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. is a software development company specializing in curriculum-based, Internet management solutions for K-12 schools. From our beginning in 1996, BASCOM has focused on producing, next-generation, curriculum tools for the K-12 education market.

BASCOM's goal is to help children become successful learners by safely extracting the educational content of the Web. This is accomplished by building Internet teaching tools based on input we've received from K-12 educators. We are constantly adapting our products to meet the changing needs of today's teachers.

BASCOM is a privately held company located in Hauppauge, New York. For more information, visit
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