From history class to political science, each student will have access to all of his or her course content using leading edge digital technology from Sony and publishers like Pearson
"My Sony Reader helps me get organized," said Michael Tyrrell, student at
"We're excited about how the Sony Reader can enhance a student's learning experience," says Tim Algate, Reader Product Manager with Sony
The school has compiled a library of digital content from textbook publishers like Pearson and other class material and literature in digital format.
"The digital content we've acquired, coupled with the students' Sony Readers, will dramatically improve student access to textbooks, collateral material, literature and reading in general," said Sam Blyth, Chair,
Helping lead the way in delivering digital content for education are publishers like Pearson
Students will also have access to more than half a million free e-books from Google through the Sony eBook store at http://www.ebookstore.sony.com/, as well as the e-books offered by the Toronto Public Library.
About the Sony Reader
The Sony Touch Edition™ Reader is a portable electronic reading device that can store up to 350 eBooks, and allows access to multiple file formats. Its award-winning industrial design features an E Ink® Vizplex™ electronic paper display that mimics the look of ink on paper. The Reader features a six-inch touch screen panel that enables page turning, highlighting and note taking with the swipe of a finger or by using the included stylus pen. Readers can take handwritten notes with the stylus pen or type with the virtual keyboard. It includes an integrated English Dictionary that allows you to look up a word by simply tapping on it. It also offers five adjustable font sizes, as well as media expansion slots, making your portable library virtually limitless. Visit www.sonystyle.ca/reader for more information.
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