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Essential Resources breaks into the United States

Feb 14, 2019 | Essential Resources

Essential Resources breaks into the United States market place producing teaching resources for USA’s largest education publishing company.

Essential Resources managing director, Nicola Smith said

“It is wonderful to have our New Zealand expertise recognised by America’s largest education publishing company, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). New Zealand has some exceptional educational authors whose work is now global.”

Global Education Systems Ltd (Global Ed) produced the JillE Literacy programme. New Zealand educational publisher Essential Resources has developed the Teacher Lesson Plans to support the JillE Literacy programme.

JillE Literacy has more than 320 books, written by Jill Eggleton, international education consultant and author. The JillE books engage readers, spark critical thinking, and inspire curiosity. JillE Literacy will support HMH’s new core reading programme, Into Reading. The JillE books and teacher lesson plans will be available for classroom use from June 2019.

Eggleton, is delighted with the HMH partnership. She said

“We need more engaged students. Therefore, we need books that excite them – books that spark emotion, imagination, critical thinking, curiosity and creativity. Getting students interested in reading is my passion.” 

Erin Kinard, HMH VP Product Management & Strategy: Humanities, Core Solutions, said

“Our partnership with Global Ed will allow us to enhance Into Reading, our next generation core curriculum solution, providing teachers with powerful literacy solutions and engaging titles that empower them to grow learners into strong readers and confident students.”

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