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myON adds National Geographic Kids to digital platform

By Laura Devaney
February 12th, 2015

Select National Geographic Kids digital books now available

reading-digitalmyON, a business unit of Capstone, has added digital books from National Geographic Kids, one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world, to myON’s online, personalized literacy environment, which now boasts titles from over 60 different publishers.

With the addition of National Geographic Kids, myON provides a broader wealth of resources around geography, archaeology and natural science to schools nationwide using myON.

The 30 titles, which will be accessible by the end of January, are geared toward further engaging middle school students in reading, and include, among others, “Stubby the War Dog,” “Spies of the Mississippi” and “How to Get Rich on a Texas Cattle Drive.”

“We are so excited to add digital books from National Geographic Kids to our ever-expanding library of digital content,” said Todd Brekhus, the president of myON. “Because of their unique and deep understanding of what educators and students need, National Geographic Kids is seen as one of the premium publishers in education today. Each of these books will engage and inspire students to explore the world around them, helping them further develop their lifelong love for reading in the process.”

With its addition of titles to myON, National Geographic Kids has become the newest member of the myON Publisher Program. Launched in May 2011, the program provides an opportunity for publishers to add their content to the personalized literacy environment offered by myON.

Since its inception, more than 60 publishers have joined the program, bringing the platforms offerings to over 8,000 enhanced digital books, creating an all-encompassing, personalized learning environment for students.

For a full list of the titles that will be available from National Geographic Kids, visit http://www.thefutureinreading.myon.com and search “National Geographic.”

Material from a press release was used in this report.

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura