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Infobase Learning Relaunches The World Almanac for Kids Online

Posted May 29, 2013
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Infobase Learning has relaunched The World Almanac for Kids Online, adding a new streamlined interface, powerful functionality, and new content.

The World Almanac for Kids Online goes beyond the framework of the best-selling World Almanac for Kids print edition, adding exclusive, online-only content along with content from award-winning Chelsea House and Facts On File sets and series—all supporting Common Core standards. Users will find new sections on Our Planet Earth, Space & Astronomy, American History, and Holidays & Celebrations—featuring hundreds of all-new articles, charts, diagrams, photographs, and fun facts—plus a wealth of up-to-date new material in existing sections. New sections on the Human Body, Plants, and Sports will be added soon. The revamped Homework Help section offers essential guidance for students on topics such as writing better papers, preparing for tests, reading maps and timelines, and more, as well as helpful teacher support in the form of time-tested curricular handouts and iPad-friendly videos.

Content highlights:

* Exclusive, online-only content as well as content from the best-selling World Almanac for Kids print edition and award-winning sets and series from Chelsea House and Facts On File

*Curriculum-oriented material supporting Common Core, state, and national standards

* Excellent resources for student reports and research from a trusted source

* Homework Help for students as well as an abundance of time-tested curricular handouts and instructor support materials—at the bottom of the home page

* New sections on Our Planet Earth, Space & Astronomy, American History, and Holidays and Celebrations, plus up-to-date new material in existing sections; new content is continually being added—new sections on Sports, the Human Body, and Plants are coming soon

* New "Today's Feature," an editorially picked spotlight that changes daily.

Functionality highlights:

* Improved kid-friendly search and browse options, including Search Assist and advanced search capabilities

* Google Translate, with 53 languages to choose from

* New mobile-friendly video format

* Direct URLs for each subject for easy one-click access

* Search widgets.

For ordering, pricing, or other information, please contact our Online Sales Department at1-800-322-8755 or OnlineSales@InfobaseLearning.com.

Source: Infobase Learning, www.infobasepublishing.com/


 
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