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Follett, New Dimension Media Announce Partnership

Standards-aligned streaming videos augment textbook and lesson planning, whole-class instruction, individual student learning


MCHENRY, IL, Nov 19, 2015Follett and New Dimension Media (NDM) today announced a partnership for Follett to exclusively distribute NDM’s CCC! Streaming Media to K-12 schools across the United States and Canada. CCC! Streaming Media’s comprehensive video collection is licensed for use in the classroom and provides essential tools to embed video into the curriculum including teacher support material, student connection activities and assessments.

CCC! Streaming Media (Core Curriculum Content) offers 7,000 video programs that can be accessed in just seconds on whiteboards, monitors, laptops and on all handheld devices. Its content partners include Bill Nye, Disney Educational Productions, National Geographic Education, National Science Foundation, BBC, Weston Woods, and many other highly regarded education content providers. Video programs are correlated to the Common Core with new content added every fall. The classroom length videos, 15-24 minutes in length, also have been edited into two- to three-minute clips for specific subjects.

The product is available now via subscription exclusively through Follett. The videos are available through Follett’s Destiny Library Manager, the market-leading solution that provides students and teachers access to resources from multiple vendors within one system, plus Lightbox — Follett’s new interactive, multimedia learning solution that was unveiled this summer.

“Paired with Lightbox, CCC! Streaming Media will create a cohesive and comprehensive curriculum solution designed to meet the needs of all learners,” said Nader Qaimari, Executive Vice President and General Manager for Follett School Solutions. “Subscribers will not only have access to the diverse streaming video content designed for classrooms, but also quizzes and other key resources. The Follett-New Dimension Media partnership is exciting as the demand for video use in the classroom only intensifies.”

For more information about Follett, visit www.FollettLearning.com; for more information about New Dimension Media, visit www.ndmquestar.com.

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About Follett's PreK-12 Business  | FollettLearning.com

Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.

About Follett Corporation | Follett.com

For more than 140 years, Follett has been a trusted partner to pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach and students to learn. Every day, Follett serves over half of the students in the United States, and works with 70,000 schools as a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. Follett is higher education's largest campus retailer and a hub for school spirit and community, operating more than 1,200 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores across the continent. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett is a $2.6 billion privately held company.

About New Dimension Media | www.ndmquestar.com

New Dimension Media (NDM) produces, acquires and distributes video programs to K-12 schools nationwide. NDM's CCC! Streaming Media is a video content delivery system that contains an entire library of educational programs that cover the four core subject areas plus a wide variety of STEM and other topics.  CCC! Streaming Media's curriculum-rich multimedia content can be delivered over the internet to whiteboards, laptops, tablets and smartphones, encouraging technological fluency, facilitating learning, and improving test scores. New Dimension Media was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chicago.