Nearly 20,000 attendees convened in Denver for a notably robust ISTE 2016. From virtual reality to the new open resources platform Amazon Inspire, SLJ taps the highlights.
The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. We heard the buzz at AASL sessions, in the ISTE Librarians Playground, at the ISTELibrarians breakfast, and more importantly, at sessions at both conferences where others outside our little tent could hear the message. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White […]
Future Ready Schools Announces Project To Recognize School Librarians as Leaders in Learning Transformation
Future Ready Librarians aims to further position librarians as the forerunners in the digital transformation of learning.
Designed to make starting a maker space quicker and easier, the pre-packaged supplies are specific to grade levels.
In a move that creates the world’s largest single distributor of curated content for librarians and educators with $3.6 billion in combined annual sales, Follett Corporation on April 18 announced the acquisition of Baker & Taylor from private equity firm Castle Harlan Partners.
Follett has unveiled new product integrations with OverDrive and Mackin Educational Resources that make it faster and easier for student and staff to access OverDrive or MackinVIA content once they’re logged in to Destiny.
Nader Qaimari has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Follett Corporation, and General Manager, Follett School Solutions, the company announced today.
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Follett describes its new product as a “fully interactive, multi-dimensional interface for PreK-12 teachers” that “delivers market-leading multimedia content from multiple sources in a single interface available on any device.”
School librarians and teachers can now access classroom library sets through a new partnership between Follett and the Classroom Library Company.
Lee & Low Wins INDIEFAB’s Publisher of the Year Award; Paramount will give a “Selma” DVD to all U.S. high schools; ParentSquare CEO receives Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award; and more industry news.
Design thinking and making were top of mind at SXSWEdu, as participants considered the learning potential around these hot topics. In official programming, in the hallways, and over barbecue, librarians were on hand to help advance that conversation.
Follett has recently announced an ebook partnership with Carolina Biological Supply, a provider of science lab materials and curricula.
K-12 school districts can track their assets, including barcoded textbooks, laptops, whiteboards, tablets, and other equipment, using Destiny Resource Manager from Follett.
The adoption and use of ebooks in U.S. school libraries has grown steadily over the past four years, slowed mainly by limited access to ereading devices and cost, says a new ebooks report by SLJ, sponsored by Follett.
August is bursting with industry news: YALSA is looking for submissions for its 2014 Maker Contest; the NAACP and American Urban Radio Networks have joined forces in a reading literacy campaign “NAACP Reads”; Minnesota’s Saint Paul Public Library expands its laptop training and giveaway program.
SLJ brings you a round up of industry news, including free events, tech upgrades, grants, competitions, and prizes.
On June 24, McGraw-Hill announced its partnership with Follett to offer ebook content to K-12 schools.
Michelle Luhtala had been crowd-sourcing her latest edWeb,net webinar for a few weeks and we were all feeding her tips and faves. Her resulting edWeb app-share on Wednesday kinda blew my mind. It was so much more than a list of tools. It demonstrated how educators are creatively using tools for real learning and serious […]
Nearly 17,000 children’s books published by Penguin USA will be available in the ebook format for schools and libraries through a partnership with Follett. The Penguin collection is available through Titlewave and includes popular titles such as The Westing Game by Ellen Rasking, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor, and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.