EPals(TM) Announces Partnership with Pearson's Online Learning Exchange(TM)
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/14 -- ePals Corporation
(TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media and social learning company,
today announces a partnership with Pearson Online Learning Exchange
(OLE) to license for use content from the ePals' digital content
library to the OLE platform. ePals is known for its award-winning and
educational children's content and a global community connecting over
200 countries and territories. This licensing arrangement for the OLE
platform is the latest extension of Pearson's use of ePals content in
its products and services.
"We are excited to enhance our OLE offering with ePals' strong
grade-leveled content in science, social studies and literature,"
said Pearson Senior Vice President Lynda Cloud. "Our goal is to
provide the best content and tools out there and working with ePals
is another strong step in that direction." The Pearson OLE platform
brings together high quality content and tools allowing teachers to
customize standards-based lessons.
"We are pleased to help Pearson OLE provide their customers with
digital content for 21st century learning," said Katya Andresen,
ePals, Inc. CEO. "In providing Pearson OLE a rich library of content,
we join them in the mission to deliver standards-based quality
educational content to children."
ePals' multimedia content is cross-discipline, digital and physical,
multi-lingual and created for grades K-12. Contributing to the
content are 18 children's publications including Babybug, Ladybug,
Cricket, Cobblestone, Muse, Odyssey, Faces, Cicada, Appleseeds, Ask,
Dig, Calliope and Iguana. Recently, the Parents' Choice Foundation
selected each of the magazines as a winner of the Spring 2014
Parents' Choice Award.
About the Online Learning Exchange
Pearson's Online Learning
Exchange saves teachers time searching with a comprehensive K-12
digital library of Common Core teaching resources and simple tools to
create their own customized lessons. Sign up for free 30-day trial by
clicking here or to learn more about Pearson's Online Learning
Exchange, visit http://www.onlinelearningexchange.com.
Pearson is the world's leading learning company,
providing educational materials and services and business information
through the Financial Times Group. Pearson serves learners of all
ages around the globe, employing 41,000 people in more than 70
countries. For more information about Pearson, visit
About ePals Corporation
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) is an
education media company and Global Learning Network. Focused on the
K-12 market, ePals offers school administrators, teachers, students
and parents worldwide trusted content, interactive learning
experiences, and a collaborative learning community. ePals'
award-winning products include: popular children's educational
publishing brands from toddlers to teens, including Cricket(R) and
Cobblestone(R); the ePals Global Community(R); and In2Books(R), a
Common Core eMentoring program that builds reading, writing and
critical thinking skills. ePals also offers a content-licensing,
clearance and production service for education publishers. ePals
serves approximately one million classrooms and reaches millions of
teachers, students and parents in over 200 countries and territories.
Product websites include: www.ePals.com; www.Cricketmag.com; and
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