Capstone Launches Newest Database Module PebbleGo Next
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nov. 24, 2014 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, today announced the launch of PebbleGo Next™,its newest line of database modules. Building off the successful PebbleGo databases for grades PreK-3, PebbleGo Next features content connected to grades 3-6 curriculum with longer, more robust information.
PebbleGo Next debuts with a State and American Indian Studies module. Featuring articles for all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., plus 11 American Indian culture areas with 40 distinct tribes, the module explores the history, geography, government, people, and more across a variety of articles.
“Today is an exciting day for our customers who have eagerly waited for the next PebbleGo for their researchers who graduated into a higher reading level. All of the features which made the original PebbleGo so loved are still there, and now students can continue to grow in their research skills with the highly anticipated launch of PebbleGo Next,” said David Samuelson, General Manager of Capstone’s Library division.
Similar to the original PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next includes expertly leveled text, fully narrated by professional voice-over artists to provide essential scaffolds for struggling readers and English language learners. PebbleGo Next employs a streamlined interface, animated highlighting, educational videos and games, and encompassing activities which teach students how to cite articles, create reports, and share what they’ve learned. The database is available over the Internet 24/7 as an annual subscription for enrolled students.
It is recommend that customers update their browsers to Chrome, Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher, or Firefox 19.0 or higher to best experience PebbleGo Next.
Customers can sign up for a free trial at www.PebbleGoNext.com.
Capstone is a leading publisher of children’s books, digital solutions and services, literacy programs, and K–12 professional development resources. Capstone creates content in a variety of print, digital and media formats for school libraries, classrooms, and at home reading. Capstone’s business units include Capstone Library, Capstone Classroom, Capstone Young Readers, myON, and Capstone International. For more information, visit www.CapstonePub.com.