Kno teams up with ClassBook
Textbook distributor ClassBook.com and education software provider Kno ave announced a partnership to offer Kno digital textbooks to over 200 private high schools throughout the United States.
Tony Pfister , president and CEO of ClassBook.com says of the alliance in a prepared statement “We believe in providing schools top quality choices so they may develop learning environments that are on the cutting edge of the latest technological advancements. Kno is on a mission to make learning interactive and enjoyable through the innovative educational products they provide to students and educators.”
“With Kno’s recent entry into the K-12 market, the partnership with ClassBook.com is a great opportunity for us to break into the private high school sector and provide students and educators with a more interactive learning experience,” said David Straus , VP of Products at Kno. “We’re excited for the opportunity to work with ClassBook.com to deliver our industry leading digital textbooks in time for back to school.”
ClassBook.com launched in the early 1990′s as a textbook retailer and became one of the first online book vendors in 1997. Today, ClassBook.com creates a customizable, personalized online bookstore solution for each school. They have a large inventory of books and personally maintain relationships with thousands of publishers.
Kno offers more than 200,000 K-12 and university digital titles from over 65 textbook publishers with a 15-day money back guarantee. Kno is available on the iPad, Android, Windows 7 and the Web.
Pfister believes the future includes a strong emphasis on digital education. Pfister said, “There are many changes on the horizon to improve education for our children and future generations to come. Partnerships are crucial because they allow us to share resources and provide schools with the best opportunities possible.”