Productivity, Comfort and Versatility: A Trifecta of Features
The M325 can improve both students’ and teachers’ productivity. While the evidence seems mostly anecdotal, many people claim they get more done with a mouse over a track pad. Thanks in part to the M325’s micro-precise scroll wheel, navigating web pages, viewing slideshow presentations, and scrolling through spreadsheets feels almost effortless. Another cool feature about the scroll wheel is that it is designed to tilt — a feature that is especially helpful when surfing the web. Just place your index finger on the scroll wheel and tilt it to the left to make the wheel behave like a back button. Tilt the wheel to the right to navigate forward.
When it comes to comfort, the M325 is pleasing to use. Its rounded, contoured shape and soft, rubber sides make it easy to use for an extended period. Whether I was editing a video lesson for later, creating a classroom demo of a 3D object or simply surfing the web, I felt no hand fatigue. These little details matter over time. For example, even with the sound of the mouse click, I think Logitech found a happy medium — not too loud nor too soft — giving it an overall satisfying sound and tactile feel.
The M325 is also versatile. For example, when I delivered a PowerPoint presentation to my class, instead of being stuck tethered to my computer with a wired mouse, I simply placed the M325 on a book and controlled my presentation from various locations around the classroom. It is common knowledge among teachers that proximity is a major key to good classroom management. Thanks to the M325, I was able to mitigate interruptions and redirect students back on task much more efficiently.
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Tailor-Made for Student Expression
Students love to express their individuality with a splash of color. Logitech must have been paying attention to this fun fact about kids because recently, the company began offering the M325 in a variety of colors. The earliest computers only came in beige, and for the longest time, mice seemed to only come in black. I have a feeling Logitech’s marketing team had some fun naming these colors too, because some names are funky : “rose glamour” stands out as one example.
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