Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Content to be Available in iPod(R)/MP3 Formats Technology Allows Students to Access Extensive Content On-The-Go



    COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a leading
 provider of digital content and multi-platform educational solutions for
 the secondary school market, announces the availability of iPod/MP3 player
 compatible audio and video to supplement its popular instructional programs
 in business education, world languages, math, language arts, science and
 social studies.
     A preview of these new programs will be featured by Apple as iPod
 content during the upcoming National Education Computing Conference in San
 Diego from July 5-7, 2006.
     The Glencoe Media Center, which will host the downloadable MP3 audio
 and video files, will be fully accessible in the fall of 2006. The iPod/MP3
 player compatible programs will allow students to download audio and video
 content to accompany lessons, enhancing learning in - and out - of the
 classroom.
     "We continue to lead the industry in offering multi-platform
 educational materials that take learning beyond the classroom," said Steven
 McClung, president of Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. "Glencoe/McGraw-Hill iPod and
 MP3 compatible content is the latest of our many innovations to provide
 educators and students with learning materials in any form they want them.
 We combine our authoritative digital content with cutting-edge technologies
 to support any aspect of learning - from student enrichment tools and
 formative assessment systems to intervention programs and professional
 development materials."
     The new iPod/MP3-compatible programs are the latest addition to
 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill's long list of digital educational solutions that
 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill provides to students and educators nationwide.
 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill is a leading innovator in digital, multimedia
 supplements, including Study-to-Go(TM) content that students can download
 to PDA devices, and web-based Online Learning Centers. In addition,
 Glencoe/McGraw-Hill continues to drive classroom engagement and academic
 achievement by combining its content with Turning Point student response
 systems offered by Turning Technologies LLC, and Mimio interactive
 whiteboard technology offered by Virtual Ink Corp.
     About Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
     Glencoe/McGraw-Hill is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading
 global provider of instructional, assessment and reference solutions that
 empower professionals and students of all ages. It is a division of The
 McGraw-Hill Companies, a global information services provider meeting
 worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business
 information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's,
 McGraw-Hill Education, BusinessWeek and J.D. Power and Associates. The
 Corporation has more than 290 offices in 38 countries. Sales in 2005 were
 $6.0 billion. Additional information is available at
 http://www.mheducation.com.
 
 

SOURCE Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
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