|By Business Wire||
|May 19, 2014 03:34 PM EDT||
Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, announced today that its Study Island learning solution has won a 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE™ Award for Best Student Assessment Solution.
SIIA, the principal trade association for the global software and digital content industries, announced Study Island as one of 31 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. CODiE Awards in the ed-tech category are determined by a combination of educators, who act as initial judges by selecting finalists from among all nominees, and SIIA member-company peers, who vote to select the winners from among the finalists.
“We are very grateful for the positive response from SIIA to all of our Study Island innovations, and we are very honored to accept the CODiE award for Best Student Assessment Solution,” said Darin Rasmussen, Edmentum’s vice president of strategy and corporate development. “As the needs of educators and students continue to evolve, we will listen to them and find new ways to make Study Island the best student assessment product it can possibly be.”
Study Island allows K–12 educators to instruct and assess students as they prepare to master state-specific standards. Through the program’s time-saving features and standards-based content for K–12 courses, teachers receive the support they need to innovate and achieve measurable results in their classrooms. In districts across the country, Study Island has proven to be a critical component to maximizing student performance and ensuring success of Response to Intervention programs, among other uses.
“SIIA’s 2014 Education CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said SIIA Vice President for the Education Division Karen Billings. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”
About Edmentum Inc.
Edmentum Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to empower 21st century teaching and learning. For more information, visit edmentum.com.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content, and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, and critical market information. For more information, visit www.siia.net/education.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
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