Digital Literacy/Ebooks: LightSail Education and Baker & Taylor Announce Exclusive Partnership
From a Joint News Release:
LightSail Education, a provider of K-12 digital literacy solutions, today announced an exclusive partnership with Baker & Taylor.
Now schools using LightSail adaptive literacy platform will have access to Baker & Taylor’s KnowledgePoint content management solutions and their portfolio of hundreds of thousands of digital books.
In addition, Baker & Taylor will become an important sales channel for LightSail, selling to the thousands of schools already using Baker & Taylor’s products and services.
The LightSail platform provides students with personalized tablet-based libraries and embeds assessments and analytics in students’ texts, monitoring their Lexile measures, Common Core State Standards progress and reading habits. For teachers, it delivers real-time data along with tools designed to support best literacy instruction practices in classrooms.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.