SIIA Announces Education Technology Finalists for 2023 CODiE Awards

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SIIA Announces Education Technology Finalists for 2023 CODiE Awards

Education Technology products recognized in peer-reviewed awards program

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2023) – In celebration of the 38th annual SIIA CODiE Awards, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces Education Technology finalists. Finalists, selected by expert reviewers, represent the most innovative and impactful products from education technology developers, online learning services and related learning-focused technologies.

“The 2023 CODiE Award finalists are some of the most inspiring products, services and leaders who are blazing a trail in the education technology space,” said SIIA President Chris Mohr. “Their innovations stand to improve the teaching and learning experience for teachers and students here in the U.S. and globally. Congratulations to all of this year’s finalists.” 

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. Educators and administrators serve as judges for the first-round review of all nominees. Their scores determine the SIIA CODiE Award finalists and account for 80 percent of the overall score. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products. The scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. Details about each finalist are listed at

The category winners will be announced June 22, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. EDT during a virtual celebration. The CODiE Awards guests can log in to NewSky XR’s secure online platform and customize avatars to network with industry leaders in a high-fidelity, rich texture, photo-realistic environment. The event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required. Learn more at


Best Administrative Solution

  • Lightspeed Digital Insight, Lightspeed Systems 
  • Qwickly Attendance, Qwickly, Inc.
  • Scholastic Administrator Dashboard, Scholastic Education Solutions

Best Continuing Education Solution 

  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify – *

Best Coding & Computational Thinking Solution

  • CoderZ, CoderZ
  • uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Collaborative Solution for Teachers

  • Branching Minds, Branching Minds

Best College & Career Readiness Solution

  • eDynamic Learning CTE and Career Catalog, eDynamic Learning
  • PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Naviance, PowerSchool
  • uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Content Authoring Development or Curation Solution

  • Gale In Context: For Educators, Gale, part of Cengage Group
  • DnA by Renaissance, Renaissance
  • uCertify CREATE, uCertify

Best Digital Citizenship Solution

  • Respons-Able Educator Certificate Program, Digital Respons-Ability – *

Best Evidence Management Solution

  • Branching Minds, Branching Minds
  • LearnPlatform by Instructure, Instructure
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best Educational Game

  • Zorbit’s Math Adventure, Carnegie Learning
  • Math Basecamp , Legends of Learning

Best Education Platform

  • The Talent X Platform, Coding Dojo
  • MagicBox, Magic EdTech
  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Elective Curriculum Solution

  • eDynamic Learning Elective Course Catalog, eDynamic Learning – *

Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for Administrators

  • AllHere, AllHere
  • EveryDay Pro, EveryDay Labs
  • Frontline Human Capital Management, Frontline Education

Best Emerging Instructional Technology Solution

  • Lightbox Subscription, Lightbox Learning Inc.
  • Logitech Pen, Logitech
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best English Language Arts Instructional Solution for Grades PK–8

  • Writing A-Z, Learning A-Z
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best Formative Assessment Solution

  • Learnosity Assessment Engine, Learnosity
  • Otus, Otus
  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Gamification in Learning

  • CoderZ, CoderZ
  • ExploreLearning Frax, ExploreLearning
  • Waggle®, HMH

Best Higher Education Humanities Instructional Solution 

  • Gale Digital Scholar Lab, Gale, part of Cengage Group
  • Revel, Pearson Education

Best Higher Education Remote Learning Partner

  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best K-12 Remote Learning Partner

  • ExploreLearning, ExploreLearning
  • MobyMax, MobyMax
  • TCI, TCI

Best Learning Management System (LMS) 

  • Blackboard Learn Ultra, Anthology
  • comproDLS Engage, Compro Technologies
  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Learning Recovery Tool

  • IXL, IXL Learning
  • ST Math, MIND Research Institute
  • PLUS – Personalized Learning Squared, PLUS – Personalized Learning Squared

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades PK–8

  • My Math Academy, Age of Learning
  • IXL Math, IXL Learning
  • ST Math, MIND Research Institute

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades 9-12

  • IXL Math, IXL Learning – *

Best Personalized Learning Solution

  • Alef Pathways, Alef Education
  • i-Ready, Curriculum Associates
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best PreK/Early Childhood Learning Solution

  • Bouncy’s You Can Learn Resilience Program, Ripple Effects
  • Teaching Strategies Ecosystem: The Only Connected Ecosystem in Early Childhood Education, Teaching Strategies

Best Professional Learning Solution for Educators

  • Brightspace, D2L
  • Teacher Success Pathways + Teacher’s Corner®, HMH
  • PowerSchool Unified Talent™, PowerSchool

Best Reading/Writing/Literature Instructional Solution for Grade 9 – 12

  • Writable, HMH
  • Advanced Placement English Language and Composition by AMSCO Interactive Edition, Perfection Learning

Best Research Database Solution

  • Decolonization: Politics and Independence in former Colonial and Commonwealth Territories, Gale, part of Cengage Group
  •, Marketing Projects, Inc. on behalf of CDWG

Best Science Instructional Solution for Grades PK – 8

  • STEMscopes Science, Accelerate Learning Inc.
  • BrainPOP Science, BrainPOP
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best Science Instructional Solution for Grades 9-12

  • Pivot Interactives, Discovery Education
  • ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning
  • Experience Physics, Savvas Learning Company

Best Science of Reading/Foundational Skills Solution 

  • Benchmark Phonics, Benchmark Education Company
  • Amira Learning, HMH
  • IXL English Language Arts, IXL Learning
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best Social Sciences/Studies Instructional Solution

  • U.S. History Collection, GBH Education/PBS LearningMedia
  • Revel, Pearson Education

Best Solution for English Language Learners

  • The Alef Platform, Alef Education
  • Rosetta Stone for Schools, Rosetta Stone

Best Solution for Students with Special Needs

  • Inclusive Stories, Inclusive Technology
  • BuddyBooks, ObjectiveEd
  • Vizzle Interactive Learning Platform, RethinkEd

Best STEM Instructional Solution for Grades PK – 8

  • The Alef Platform, Alef Education
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best STEM Instructional Solution for Grades 9 – 12

  • ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning – *

Best Student Learning Capacity-Building Solution

  • Positivity, n2y
  • Panorama for SEL, Panorama Education

Best Summative Assessment Solution

  • MobyMax, MobyMax
  • Otus, Otus

Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in Ed Tech

  • Merlyn Mind, Merlyn
  • Bookshelf + Bookshelf CoachMe, VitalSource

Best Virtual Lab

  • McGraw Hill Virtual Labs, McGraw Hill Education
  • uCertify LAB, uCertify

Best Virtual Learning Solution

  • Imagine Edgenuity, Imagine Learning
  • Clinical Nursing Skills: Practice for Mastery, Pearson
  • uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Wellness Platform for School Districts and Educational Communities 

  • Abre Student Well-Being, Abre
  • Clayful, Clayful Health


Best Customer Experience in Ed Tech

  • Curriculum Associates, Curriculum Associates
  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM, LineLeader by ChildcareCRM

Best Ed Tech Company to Watch 

  • Glean, Glean (formerly Sonocent)
  • Paper, PAPER
  • Teaching Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Inc.

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in Ed Tech

  • Lumen Learning, Lumen Learning
  • Renaissance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Renaissance Learning

Most Influential Thought Leader in Ed Tech

  • Ashley Andersen Zantop, Cambium Learning Group
  • PowerSchool CEO Hardeep Gulati, PowerSchool
  • Timothy G. Freitas, Timothy G. Freitas (Garden of English, LLC)

Most Innovative Ed Tech Company

  • Age of Learning, Age of Learning, Inc.
  • Shift iQ, InSite Information Systems
  • PowerSchool, PowerSchool
  • Realityworks, Inc., Realityworks, Inc.

Best Student Experience

  • Along, Gradient Learning
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

Best Suite of Connected/Integrated Solutions 

  • HMH ELA K-12 Connected Curriculum, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • MobyMax, MobyMax

*The Judging process is a rigorous one that honors only the truly stand-out nominations; in this case, the Judges selected just one submission to qualify in the Finals.

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to celebrate the vision, talent, and advances in building quality products in the tech industry. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for leading innovation and achieving excellence. For more information, visit

About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA is the only professional organization connecting more than 700 data, financial information, education technology, specialized content and publishing, and connects learners and educators. Our diverse members manage the global financial markets, develop software that solves today’s challenges through technology, provide critical information that helps inform global businesses large and small, and innovate for better communication across the information ecosystem.


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