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December 10, 2013
2013-14 Follett Challenge Invites Entries, Announces Judges. Follett Software Company
The 2013-14 Follett Challenge is underway, offering a total prize of $200,000 in Follett products and services to schools best demonstrating innovative approaches to 21st century learning.
December 5, 2013
Opening Minds INNOVATION awards application deadline nears. Follett Software Company
Individuals and organizations interested in submitting a nomination for the Opening Minds INNOVATION Awards, sponsored by Follett, have until Friday, Dec. 13 to apply online. The Opening Minds USA awards seek to recognize innovations that are advancing the field of early childhood education to better the lives of young children and their families.
November 26, 2013
Follett partners With EBSCO Information Services. Follett Software Company
Follett announced a partnership with EBSCO Information Services to provide students with expanded online access to top research databases such as MasterFILE Premier and Academic Search Premier.
November 25, 2013
Fujitsu announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Fujitsu Consulting (Canada) Inc., has signed an agreement with the British Columbia Ministry of Education to implement, manage and host ConnectEdBC, a new student information service that will replace the existing student information system (BCeSIS) used by most school districts.
November 19, 2013
Follett Announced as Year-Round Platinum Sponsor of NAEYC. Follett Software Company
Follett, one of the largest education solution providers in the United States, has expanded its focus on early childhood products and services through (NAEYC), the leading association representing educators working on behalf of high-quality early childhood education. Follett is a new Platinum Level Year-Round sponsor of NAEYC, the highest level of sponsorship a commercial company can offer to support NAEYC’s critical work on behalf of young children and early childhood educators.
October 16, 2013
Streamlined ebook experience highlights Destiny 11.5 Release. Follett Software Company
The new release of Follett’s library management system, Destiny, will provide users with several key enhancements, including an improved ebook experience and increased integration between Destiny Library Manager and Titlewave, Follett’s collection development, curriculum support, and online ordering tool.
October 9, 2013
Application period open for School Library Program of Year award. Follett Software Company
Follett and the American Association of School Librarians announced that applications are being accepted for the 2014 National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award. The competition is open to K-12 programs that are fully integrated into the school’s curriculum and meet the needs of the changing library environment.
October 1, 2013
Follett Challenge to Recognize K-12 Innovation at 15 Schools. Follett Software Company
Schools around the world will vie to be recognized as the most innovative in the third annual Follett Challenge, which launches today. This year’s contest will reward 15 schools from all levels of education for the best and most effective approaches to 21st century learning. New this year, the Follett Challenge will honor semifinalist winners in four categories: elementary, middle, high school and magnet/parochial/K12 schools.
September 18, 2013
Follett to Host Responsible Digital Citizenship Panel Discussion. Follett Software Company
Bombarded by technology in every aspect of their lives, do today’s young students have the skills, knowledge and maturity to master responsible digital citizenship? Follett, a leading educational solutions provider based in Illinois, will host an important panel discussion exploring the question on Tuesday (Sept. 24) as part of Social Media Week Chicago, a biannual worldwide event that tackles the social, cultural and economic impact of social media.
August 28, 2013
Follett today announced that its Aspen software has been selected by the Foster-Glocester Regional Schools District as its preferred Student Information System (SIS). The district’s adoption expands the Aspen integrated data management platform to a third of all school districts and more than 57,000, or 40 percent, of all students in Rhode Island.
August 22, 2013
Follett launches new release of FollettShelf with an enhanced HTML5 Reading Environment for K-12 . Follett Software Company
Follett today announced a new back-to-school release of its popular FollettShelf hosted digital bookshelf, which includes a new HTML5 reading environment for Follett eContent called Follett Enlight. The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.
August 8, 2013
Follett, Hachette Book Group partner to distribute childrens ebooks. Follett Software Company
Follett announced a partnership with U.S. trade publisher Hachette Book Group to provide preK-12 school libraries and students expanded access to popular children’s titles in an ebook lending format for the 2013-2014 school year.
July 15, 2013
Loss of expensive technology tools can be a thing of the past for K-12 districts that use the new bundle package presented by Follett and Absolute Software Corporation, the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
July 1, 2013
Follett-Sponsored AASL Awards Honor Visionary Librarians, Innovative Programs. Follett Software Company
Unique school library programs are often the heartbeat of innovation and student engagement. Two visionary school librarians and three innovative school library programs will be honored here today at the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Awards Luncheon. The awards ceremony will take place during the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference.
June 28, 2013
Follett partners with Random House to offer popular titles in eBook format. Follett Software Company
Follett has partnered with Random House to offer new and popular eBook titles to school libraries.Available in time for back to school in August, Follett’s eBook customers will now be able to purchase Random House eBooks and lend them to students. The partnership gives librarians the opportunity to enhance their collections with many of the most sought-after titles.
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