Pearson Uses KAT to Power Web Tools in Science Texts

October 2007
Educational Marketer;10/15/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 20, p1
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The article reports that the new elementary science textbook has been enhanced by Pearson Education with its Summary Street Web-based reading comprehension and writing instruction tool. According to the author, with the Scott Foresman Science textbook for grades 4-6, Pearson has integrated the tool. He added that in the Prentice Hall middle school science program in the California adoption, Pearson has also used a version of the tool.


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