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TUCSON, Ariz., May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2019 EdTech Awards have named the Headsprout® reading program from Learning A-Z ® the winner of the Cool Tool Award in the “mobile app solution – early childhood and elementary” category. The company’s literacy-focused PreK–6 resources for instruction and practice were also named finalists for EdTech Cool Tool Awards in four additional categories.
Headsprout, an adaptive online and mobile reading program for K–5 students, was chosen as the winner from a total of 10 finalists in its category. In addition, Raz-Plus®, a blended learning platform for K–5 reading, was named an EdTech Cool Tool Award finalist in the “e-learning, blended, or flipped solution” and “mobile app solution – early childhood and elementary” categories. Science A-Z®, a curriculum resource that provides multilevel books and science experiments for K–6 students, was a finalist for “content provider solution.” Writing A-Z™, which provides teachers with comprehensive writing lessons, activities, and tools for K–6 students, was selected as a finalist for “arts, music, or creative solution.”
“When teachers are given flexible, powerful curriculum resources to deliver effective differentiated instruction, every student benefits—no matter what the subject area. We are honored that our blended learning resources for reading, science, and writing were recognized in this year’s EdTech Awards for lighting the way in edtech and shaping the future of learning,” said Patrick Marcotte, president of Learning A-Z. “We thank EdTech Digest for this recognition, and we share this honor with the more than 500,000 teachers around the world who use our products to personalize instruction and create a greater impact on students’ learning.”
The EdTech Awards were established in 2010 to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology. This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value, and potential.
“The EdTech Awards 2019 celebrate edtech’s best and brightest all year long; innovators, leaders, and trendsetters who are shaping the future of learning,” said Victor Rivero, who as editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest, oversees the program. “A very big congratulations to the finalists of the EdTech Awards 2019!”
About Learning A–Z
Learning A-Z® is a literacy-focused PreK-6 educational provider of technology-enabled learning solutions. Our products blend traditional teacher-led instruction with robust online resources to make teaching more effective and efficient, practice more accessible and personalized, assessment more strategic and automated, and learning more informed and proactive. Our suite of products includes: Raz-Plus®, Reading A-Z®, Raz-Kids®, Headsprout®, Science A-Z®, Writing A-Z™, and Vocabulary A-Z™. Learning A-Z products are used by more than 8 million students in more than 170 countries. Learning A-Z is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning® Group is an award-winning educational technology solutions leader dedicated to helping all students reach their potential through individualized and differentiated instruction. Using a research-based, personalized approach, Cambium Learning Group delivers SaaS resources and instructional products that engage students and support teachers in fun, positive, safe and scalable environments. These solutions are provided through Learning A-Z® (online differentiated instruction for elementary school reading, writing and science), ExploreLearning® (online interactive math and science simulations and a math fact fluency solution), Voyager Sopris Learning® (blended solutions that accelerate struggling learners to achieve in literacy and math and professional development for teachers), and VKidz Learning (online comprehensive homeschool education and programs for literacy and science). We believe that every student has unlimited potential, that teachers matter, and that data, instruction, and practice are the keys to success in the classroom and beyond.
Come learn with us at www.cambiumlearning.com.
Lisa Jabara-May, Vice President, Marketing