Core Learning joins the Cambridge University Press Global Grid for Learning

PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 14, 2007 –  Core Learning announces the availability of over 1.5 GB of digital math and language arts learning resources for access by teachers worldwide. Through the Global Grid for Learning web portal, teachers can access Core Learning's full lessons and other instructional materials addressing hundreds of fundamental math and language arts learning objectives.

“This is a great step forward in our mission to provide effective learning of core skills, especially in the areas of math and English language literacy,” states CEO & President of Core Learning, Doug Hatch . “The placement of these important math and literacy resources for teachers in the Global Grid for Learning web portal allows access to any teacher, anywhere, at a very modest cost.”

The Global Grid for Learning is operated by Cambridge Global Grid for Learning Limited, a Cambridge University Press company. Cambridge University Press was founded by a royal charter granted to the University of Cambridge by King Henry VIII in 1534. It is the oldest printer and publisher in the world, having been operating continuously since 1584, and is one of the largest academic publishers globally. Cambridge University Press's purpose is to further its objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research. Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 2,500 titles and 200 journals a year, which are sold to some 200 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.cambridge.org .

“Core Learning is delighted to be one of the first North American publishers to participate in this significant global offering of educational resources for teachers. We are proud to be working with Cambridge University Press, a most accomplished and trusted educational publisher,” states Core Learning's founder Doug Hatch . “In addition, SMART Technologies is a leader in innovative technologies for use in classroom instruction and our resources operate very effectively with SMART Boards.”

Teachers in the United States , Canada , the United Kingdom and Ireland can access resources from the Global Grid for Learning through the SMART Technologies' SMART Learning Marketplace www.smartlearningmarketplace.com . SMART Technologies has a strategic alliance with Cambridge University Press and is the exclusive distributor of Global Grid for Learning content in these countries. Teachers in the rest of the world can subscribe at www.globalgridforlearning.com . In addition to the resources from Core Learning, the Global Grid for Learning and SMART Learning Marketplace offer more than a million pieces of premium digital content, including video files, audio files and images. All of the content is copyright-cleared.

SMART Technologies is an industry pioneer and global education market segment leader in user-friendly ICT products and group collaboration tools. The award-winning line of SMART Board ™ interactive whiteboards is the most widely installed in the world offering outstanding product quality, versatility and ease of use. The SMART Board interactive whiteboard is used to teach over 18 million students in more than 600,000 classrooms in more than 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.smarttech.com .

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