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

Oct 12, 2012 (02:10 PM EDT)
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Agreement brings together McGraw-Hill Education's trusted content and Dragonfly's expertise in creating digital entertainment experiences

SINGAPORE, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education 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 Education'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 Education Asia. "By bringing together McGraw-Hill Education'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.

About McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education is a content, software and services-based education company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit www.mheducation.com.

About Dragonfly GF Co., Ltd.

Dragonfly GF Co., Ltd., is the first-generation game company and also the great master of FPS (First-Person Shooter) Game. Dragonfly GF Co., Ltd., is a developer of 'KARMA ONLINE' which is the world's first online FPS game and 'Special Force' which was famous and respected as the stepping stone to popularize FPS game in local game markets. 'Special Force' is a global game which supports its service to around 50 countries including U.S., Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and makes one hundred million more gamers enjoy the game. Dragonfly GF Co., Ltd., listed on the Kosdaq in 2009 is aggressively expanding business and intends to enhance its product line-up to grow into a global company. For additional information, visit www.dragonflygame.com/eng.

Contact:
Brian Belardi
McGraw-Hill Education
(212) 904-482
brian_belardi@mcgraw-hill.com

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Education