SIIA Announces CODiE Award Winners for Education Technology Industry

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SIIA Announces CODiEAward Winners for Education Technology Industry
Twenty-eight awards given for education industry innovation and excellence 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2015) The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the winners of the 2015 CODiE Awards in education technology. The ceremony was held during a special awards reception and dinner at SIIA’s annual Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Overall, 28 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market.

All of the nominated education technology products and services were first reviewed by a group of tech-savvy educators from across the nation, whose evaluations determined finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 28 CODiE Award winners, listed here by category, company and product or service:

Best Arts and Creativity Solution             
Middle School Art, Pearson Education

Best Career and Workforce Readiness Solution               
uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Classroom Management Solution 
Metria Master Teacher Edition, Metria Teaching and Learning Technologies, Inc.               

Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators
www.edweb.net, edWeb.net, 

Best Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution      
Storyline 2, Articulate 

Best Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution      
uCertify LEARN, uCertify 

Best Cross-Curricular Solution  
K-12 Website and Mobile Solution, SharpSchool 

Best Education Cloud-Based Solution   
The SpringBoard Digital, College Board (SpringBoard) 

Best Educational App for a Mobile Device          
Istation ISIP Advanced Reading, Istation

Best ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution      
ReadingA-Z.com, Learning A-Z 

Best Game-Based Curriculum Solution 
ST Math:Middle School Supplement, MIND Research Institute 

Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas  
uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution      
Schoology, Schoology Inc.

Best K-12 Enterprise Solution   
The MyLearningPlan Enterprise Solution, My Learning Plan Inc.

Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution            
SmartBook, McGraw Hill Education

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
TenMarks Math, TenMarks Education, Inc.

Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution         
DreamBox , DreamBox Learning

Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution              
CrisisManager, SchoolDude

Best Postsecondary Learning Management Solution     
Edvance360 LMS-SN, Edvance360

Best Postsecondary Learning Solution  
uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution      
McGraw-Hill Connect, McGraw Hill Education

Best Professional Learning Solution for Education          
Professional Learning Platform (PLP), Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc.

Best Reading/English/Language Arts Instructional Solution        
Edgenuity English Language Arts, Edgenuity Inc.

Best Science Instructional Solution        
Science Bits, Science Bits

Best Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution      
The Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook series, Discovery Education

Best Solution for Special Needs Students           
Unique Learning System, n2y

Best Source for Reference or Education Resources         
PBS LearningMedia, PBS

Best Student Assessment Solution         
uCertify TEST, uCertify

Best Virtual Learning Solution  
uCertify LAB, uCertify   

In addition to the 28 CODiE category winners, there were three overall category winners. Overall category winners include:

Best PK-12 Solution
Schoology, Schoology Inc.

Best Post Secondary Solution
McGraw-Hill Connect, McGraw Hill Education

Best Education Solution
uCertify COURSE, uCertify

“SIIA’s 2015 Education CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of the ETIN-SIIA. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2015/

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net.

About ETIN
The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information on ETIN of SIIA, visit siia.net/etin.

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