– Big Publishers Starting to Sell Ebooks in Classrooms
– Back to School in an E-Reading World: Volume 2 of The ABCs of Kids and Ebooks
[Press Release]
Brain Hive On-Demand eBook Service is Back-to-School with Enhancements and More Content
Seasoned Education Technology Executives Appointed to Leadership Team
As more K-12 schools are implementing 1:1 device programs and are searching for ways to support student learning through new technologies, Brain Hive® continues to reimagine the eBook model for schools. Brain Hive, LLC, announced today that it has added several enhancements to its eReading platform, has expanded its eBook collection with award-winning titles from Highlights for Children and Toon Books, and has named a new management team focused on accelerating state-level and school district adoption of its eBook lending service.
The company introduced several new enhancements to its platform this fall including single sign-on capabilities to facilitate management of individual user names/passwords. Students can now create, save, and export citations, while teachers can use the citation tool to improve students’ research and information literacy skills—important skills in the Common Core State Standards. Students can export saved notes—also useful for research projects and assignments. The new one-click dictionary offers kid-safe definitions for any word within an eBook. Finally, school …read more

Via: Digital Book World