SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners for Education Technology Industry

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SIIA Communications Contact: Allison Bostrom, 202.289.7442, abostrom@siia.net
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SIIA Announces CODiE ™ Award Winners for Education Technology Industry
Twenty-nine awards given for education industry innovation and excellence

WASHINGTON (May 18, 2016)— The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today announced the winners of the 2016 CODiE Awards in education technology. The winner announcement was made to an audience of over 300 attendees, and 29 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market. An overall Education Technology CODiE Award winner will be named during a special CODiE Award Celebration party at the Education Industry Symposium on July 26 in Denver, CO.

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 the finalists and voted to select 29 Education Technology CODiE Award winners, listed here by category, company and product or service.

Best Authoring / Development Tool
Learnosity Toolkit, Learnosity

Best Classroom Management Solution
Edsby, Edsby

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

Best College and Career Readiness Solution
uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Corporate / Workforce Learning Solution
uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Cross-Curricular Solution
Ogment, EvoText

Best Education Cloud-based Solution
uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Educational App for a Mobile Device
ExploreLearning Reflex, ExploreLearning

Best ESL, ELL or World Language Acquisition Solution
Conectados, Cengage Learning

Best Game-based Curriculum Solution
Skoolbo , Skoolbo

Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas
Keyboarding Without Tears, Keyboarding Without Tears

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

Best K-12 Enterprise Solution
Learnosity Enterprise, Learnosity

Best K-20 Data Solution
Education Intelligence Platform, Illuminate Education

Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution
Waggle, Waggle

Best Learning Relationship Management Solution
Business of IT – Project Management on uCertify LEARN, uCertify and Western Governors University (WGU)

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
Matific, Slate Science Inc.

Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution
EvaluationKIT, EvaluationKIT

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

Best Postsecondary Learning Content Solution
uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Postsecondary LMS or Learning Platform
uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best PreK / Early Childhood Learning Solution
Headsprout, Learning A-Z

Best Professional Learning Solution for K-20 Faculty and Administrative Staff
Edthena, Edthena

Best Reading/English/Language Arts Instructional Solution
Readorium, Readorium by Mtelegence

Best Science Instructional Solution
Science4Us, Science4Us

Best Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution
FlipSwitch SS 301 Civics and Government, FlipSwitch

Best Solution for Special Needs Students
Raz-Kids, Learning A-Z

Best Source for Reference or Education Resources
Discovery Education Streaming Plus™, Discovery Education

Best Student Assessment Solution
i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction, Curriculum Associates, Inc.

Best Virtual Learning Solution
uCertify LAB, uCertify

"SIIA’s 2016 Education Technology CODiE Award winners were phenomenal this year, and showed how supportive and impactful these technologies are for students, faculty and administration.” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA. “Each honoree deserves accolades and we are pleased to add our congratulations to all of this year’s CODiE Award winners."

Details about the winning products can be found at http://www.siia.net/codie/2016-Winners.

About the CODiE Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence.  For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

About ETIN
ETIN(the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.