OverDrive has added a business to its platform that will put it in contact with 550,000 teachers across the U.S. The company has acquired TeachersNotebook.com, an online marketplace that enables more than half-a-million teachers to share, buy and sell educational and course materials.OverDrive plans on helping TeachersNotebook to expand by extending its reach to all of the library ebook vendor’s teacher relationships. The activity on TeachersNotebook will help inform OverDrive of what teachers across the country want and need, data that is all the more relevant now that most of them are teaching around similar curricula due to the new common core educational standards which have been adopted across most of the U.S.Related: Demystifying the Common Core — How Publishers Can Profit From New Educational Standards[Press Release]OverDrive acquires popular marketplace for K-12 educational materials  TeachersNotebook.com provides teacher-created resources to more than 500,000 educatorsOverDrive announced today that it has acquired TeachersNotebook.com, a leading online marketplace for teacher-created curriculum materials for K-12 education. TeachersNotebook.com enables teachers to not only browse free and low-cost instructional resources, but also to create their own “shop” where others may purchase their original materials. The website operates with a “teachers helping teachers” mentality of engaging and educating …read more

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