REALLY GOOD STUFF PARTNERS WITH FINGERPRINT TO PROVIDE DIGITAL LEARNING PRODUCTS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY LEARNERS
Offerings Will Allow Teachers and Parents to Target, Monitor and Track Learning Against Established Educational Goals
MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents announced Really Good Stuff, headquartered in Monroe, CT, has partnered with San Francisco, CA-based Fingerprint, a leading global provider of kids' digital learning and play content, to provide a branded Mobile Content Platform with over 200 learning apps for children ages 3-8 years old. The partnership brings together Fingerprint's demonstrated ability to source, curate and merchandise high-quality digital learning apps with Really Good Stuff's 86% penetration of the nation's elementary schools. The new products which will be launched for back-to-school 2018, will be mapped to common core/state educational standards, and will be available in the classroom, to individual students and in the home.
Dipak Golechha, Excelligence Learning Corp. President, said, "Through this partnership with Fingerprint, Really Good Stuff will have the ability to offer a comprehensive, supplemental curriculum experience for kids ages 3-8 through a curated content library. It will be easy for teachers and parents to select high-quality educational games, books and videos that are tied to common core/state educational standards. Moreover, the platform delivers on a need not met in the marketplace today, giving teachers and parents the ability to search and filter apps to target the learning experience and then view the student's usage and progress."
Nancy MacIntyre, co-founder and CEO of Fingerprint, noted, "Our mission has always been to find and share the very best learning content – whether video, books or games. This partnership allows Fingerprint to marry its proprietary end-to-end multi-platform technology solution with Really Good Stuff's 86% penetration in elementary schools, deepening our ability to reach into schools and homes with a fun learning experience." Tim Kochuba, General Manager of Really Good Stuff added, "Fingerprint's rigorous process for identifying and evaluating content that meets learning objectives, while providing teachers and parents the ability to monitor and track progress, will allow Really Good Stuff to offer a unique digital learning experience that is aligned with our mission to help teachers make a difference in the classroom."
Excelligence was advised by Tyton Partners.
About Really Good Stuff®
Founded in 1992, Really Good Stuff (www.reallygoodstuff.com) works side-by-side with educators to create high quality and affordable products that provide teachers, primarily in grades K-8, with innovative solutions designed to make a difference in students' lives. Today, through its catalogs and website, the company offers more than 7,500 items, including classroom organization solutions such as bins, baskets & bookcases to fun educational activities in the language arts, numeracy and STEM, introducing over 500 new products annually.
About Fingerprint, Inc.
Fingerprint is a leading global provider of digital content for kids and families. The San Francisco-based mobile technology company creates custom kids' learning platforms and curates content for customers around the world. Industry leaders in technology, edutainment, broadcast and more license Fingerprint's technology platform and use their content solutions to serve up customized branded mobile networks that help them better connect with mobile families in a kid-safe and meaningful way. Fingerprint is funded by leading media and technology investors including Corus Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, Reed Elsevier Ventures, Trinity Capital Investment and GSV. For more information, visit fingerprintplay.com or facebook.com/FingerprintPlay.
About Excelligence Learning Corporation
Excelligence Learning Corporation (www.excelligence.com) is a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor, and multi-channel retailer of over 20,000 innovative, high-quality and grade-appropriate educational products and teaching solutions, which are sold primarily to early childhood learning centers, elementary schools, PTAs, and consumers. The company has three core divisions: Supplies (Discount School Supply and Really Good Stuff), Equipment (Children's Factory, Angeles and Steffy Wood Products), and Services (Educational Products, Inc., ChildCare Education Institute and Frog Street Press). With over 30 years of experience serving children, educators and parents, Excelligence's diversified portfolio of leading brands delivers quality, innovation, service and value on a global scale. Leading proprietary brands include: Colorations®, BioColor®, Excellerations®, MyPerfectClassroom® and Environments®.
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