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HomeworkNOW.com Announces Integrations with YouTube, Facebook, and Verizon Wireless

Posted Aug 24, 2007
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HomeworkNOW.com, a provider of online K-12 school-to-home communication services, has announced content integrations with YouTube.com, Facebook.com, and Verizon Wireless.

HomeworkNOW.com provides school personnel with the ability to communicate homework, classroom activities, school announcements/emergencies, notes, files, and more to parents/students via Web browser, email, mobile phones, and soon interactive TV. The new content integrations further advance the means in which school administrators, teachers, students and parents stay connected:

  • YouTube: The integration with YouTube gives teachers and administrators the ability to record, upload, and integrate video content into their HomeworkNOW.com class and school content pages. The integration makes video instruction, video announcements, use of supplemental educational video, publishing of student productions, and more possible.
  • Facebook: A popular social networking site, Facebook.com is used daily by many high school students. Through a HomeworkNOW Facebook app, high school students will soon be able to link their my.HomeworkNOW.com and Facebook accounts to see school announcements, alerts, and classroom assignments directly through their Facebook account.
  • Verizon Wireless: Through the Mobile Web feature of Verizon Wireless phones, subscribers are able to easily access HomeworkNOW.com to view vital school information such as homework assignments, school announcements, closings, emergencies and more. SMS alerting of school alerts and classroom information is also available.

Through the Web, mobile devices, Interactive TV and more, HomeworkNOW.com is changing how school administrators, teachers, students, and parents stay connected. Since 1996, HomeworkNOW, which offers individual teacher ($19/year) and school-wide accounts ($195/year), has been used by thousands of K-12 Schools throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. To learn more, visit http://www.homeworknow.com.

Source: HomeworkNOW.com, www.homeworknow.com


 
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