|By Business Wire||
|May 28, 2014 07:10 AM EDT||
At the 2014 CODiE awards, known as the “Oscars” for education technology, Schoology took home three awards including the top honor of Best Education Solution. CODiEs, awarded by the Software Information and Industry Association (SIIA), recognize leading products in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries. Schoology not only won its category as Best K-12 Course or Learning Management System, but went on to win both the Best PK-12 Solution and the top award, Best Education Solution. Click to tweet.
All CODiE winners of the 28 education categories are automatically considered for the top three awards: Best PK-12 Solution, Best Postsecondary Solution, and ultimately, the Best Education Solution. These top award recipients are determined by the highest combined scores from two rounds of industry judging. Schoology took home two of these top awards: Best PK-12 Solution and Best Education Solution. See all the winning products here.
“We are thrilled to be recognized with three awards at the 2014 CODiEs among all the excellent products entered into this year’s contest,” said Jeremy Friedman, CEO of Schoology. “We share this honor with our community of educators from around the world. The insight, dedication and enthusiasm from our user community have helped make Schoology the award-winning product it is today.”
“SIIA’s 2014 Education CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”
Schoology manages curriculum, assessments, grading and other classroom management tasks and is also a communication platform for educators and students in K-12 and higher education. In traditional, online or blended classrooms, Schoology improves learning outcomes not only because of its ability to manage and integrate resources but also in helping teachers evaluate student mastery on educational standards.
New York City-based Schoology—used by more than four million users in over 50,000 K-12 schools and universities around the world—combines dynamic learning management, an easy-to-use collaborative interface and next-generation API integration into one innovative solution. Schoology transforms learning into a media-rich interactive experience where students, teachers, parents and administrators work together to raise student achievement worldwide. Available as a free stand-alone product and as a fee-based integrated enterprise-class solution deployed in schools or across districts, Schoology is user-centric and scalable for any blended learning environment. More information at schoology.com or @schoology.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries, representing approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. 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.