MCHENRY, ILL., SEPT. 6, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Follett Software announced this week it has partnered withCurriki, the latest example of digital content partnerships that the company has forged with leaders in the Open Education Resources (OER) marketplace. Curriki is the online global community for K12 educators, parents and students to find, share and contribute high quality open curricula to improve teacher effectiveness and student performance.
Curriki’s database will be integrated into Follett Software’s proven Destiny Library Manager and Aspen Curriculum & Learning solutions. With nearly 50,000 primary, secondary and teacher training resources across all subject areas, and more than 6.5 million users, Curriki provides learning content that is contributed by teachers from around the world, and is peer-reviewed and classroom tested.
“Our partnership with Curriki is another instance that Follett continues to add OER integration for digital content giving our customers more free education materials,” said Lisa Blakely, Follett Software product manager. “We currently have more than 50 OER databases already live, with plans to add more as relevant digital content continues to evolve.”
Follett Software is part of the Follett School and Library Group (FSLG) that also includes Follett Library Resources, Follett Educational Services and Follett International. FSLG boasts more than 70,000 K-12 customers and helps to guide more than 35 million students toward achievement.
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About Follett Software Company | Follett Software Company is the integrated technology solution provider that more than half of America’s school districts trust to create a student-focused, digital learning environment. From discovering new ways to use emerging technologies to connecting students and teachers with the traditional and digital resources that support achievement, Follett helps educators and students navigate and collaborate in the digital world. Follett’s powerful solutions integrate the technology, data and content to support an active, engaging learning community for the 21st century. Follett Software Company is a subsidiary of Follett Corporation, a $2.7 billion, privately held company that provides products, services and solutions to the educational marketplace. Follett Corporation was founded in 1873 and has its headquarters in River Grove, Ill.