October 22, 2021

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.

Read the Complete Announcement

LightSailed Presentation at 2013 SXSW V2V (Winner in the Education Technologies Category)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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