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McGraw-Hill and Dragonfly Join Forces to Enhance English Language Learning Through New Interactive E-Book Series

Agreement brings together McGraw-Hill's trusted content and Dragonfly's expertise in creating digital entertainment experiences


SINGAPORE, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill and Dragonfly, Korea's leading interactive digital media company, today announced an agreement to develop a series of interactive e-books to enhance English language learning among K-5 students in Asia. The agreement brings together the world-class content and pedagogy of McGraw-Hill's LEAD21 program, known globally for its efficacy and impact, with Dragonfly's proven expertise of creating immersive digital entertainment experiences to create a highly engaging and effective learning experience for students learning English.

The new e-book series, scheduled for international release in in early 2013, will be accessible on multiple digital platforms, including the web, mobile devices and IPTV.

"We are delighted to partner with Dragonfly to enhance learning outcomes for students by creating a learning experience that's truly engaging," said Angeline Poh, managing director of McGraw-Hill Asia. "By bringing together McGraw-Hill's strong educational content and Dragonfly's know-how in technology, this collaboration gives both companies a unique edge as we work to meet the needs of students and teachers."

"Dragonfly's technology expertise and innovation will enhance the learning of English among students in a new and fresh way," said Park Chul Woo, chief executive officer of Dragonfly. Dragonfly's online game development expertise includes cutting-edge digital entertainment technologies like augmented reality.

To learn more about LEAD21, please visit www.wglead21.com.

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