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Press Release: EduTone Announces Polar Fish Books Joins the Single Sign-On Marketplace
EduTone Single Sign-On Marketplace part of Intel Education is Coming Soon
Alameda, CA – April 23, 2014. EduTone Corporation announced today that Polar Fish Books has joined the EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace Part of Intel Education which is an on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party try and buy services for the K-12 education market segment. Support children’s reading with Polar Fish Books. Polar Fish Book’s library of online interactive fiction books have 100s of embedded exercises, quizzes and activities to enhance children’s learning and support their reading development.
“We are thrilled to have Polar Fish Books as part of the EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education,” said Julian Mobbs, CEO of EduTone. “Having world class fiction books and the appropriate materials in each book that supports the student comprehension is really a key to success, and Polar Fish Books has really done a great job integrating everything seamlessly,” continued Julian.”By providing an exciting, secure environment to select products that make a real difference to children’s learning in the classroom, EduTone is leading the way with their EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education,” explained Paul Flack, Managing Director of Polar Fish Books. “As a content provider that really cares about its reputation for high quality, we were delighted to be invited to join the marketplace. Our subscribers get the opportunity to look at what else is on offer in the marketplace while we are able to provide the SSO Marketplace users fantastic offers and free trials,” continued Paul.
The EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education is coming soon and will be accessible through the EduTone SSO Passport which enables distribution partners to offer school customers the ability to immediately provision any best of breed, web-enabled content or software services to their teachers and students from an on-demand catalog.
About EduTone Corporation
EduTone provides cutting edge, cloud-based, device and platform agnostic services specifically designed for today’s K-20 institutions. EduTone Xchange™, its multiple award-winning, fully-integrated, customisable, end-to-end services delivery platform provides educational institutions with secure Single Sign-On, automated role/policy-based provisioning and identity management for all web-enabled applications, content and communities. The Edutone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education is a one-stop shop for on-demand marketing and distribution of learning resources including Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Online Courses and downloadable Digital Assets.
EduTone Corporation is a privately held corporation headquartered in Alameda, California. For more information, go to: http://www.edutone.com
About Polar Fish Books
Polar Fish Books support children that have acquired initial reading skills with the next step in their reading progression and attainment. They provide online fiction supported by a strong, pedagogy of quizzes, discussion questions, comprehension exercises, graphic novels and film scripts. We use illustration and interactive technology to enhance the reading experience without distracting from it and all our books are supported with audio options. There’s a teacher log in so staff can follow the children’s progress and a world connect program that encourages discussion between children in different countries. It is particularly powerful at engaging more reluctant readers but is an immediate favorite with all students. For more information visit: www.polarfishbooks.com .