|[April 22, 2014]
Schoology Named Finalist in Three SIIA CODiE Awards Categories for Education Technology
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
has again been recognized by the Software Information and Industry
Association (SIIA) as a leading product in education. Schoology is a
finalist in three categories: Best Educational App for a Mobile
Device, Best K-12 Course or Learning Management System, and Best K-12
Enterprise Solution-a category Schoology won in 2013. Click to tweet: http://ctt.ec/2kU_B.
Schoology manages curriculum, assessments, grading and other classroom
management tasks and is also a communication platform for teachers 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.
"Being named as a finalist in three CODiE categories is rare and we are
appreciative of our talented development team and engaged user community
who have helped shapeSchoology into the product it is today," said
Jeremy Friedman, CEO of Schoology. "Educators and administrators often
tell us that Schoology has a significant, positive effect on learning
outcomes and we appreciate receiving official recognition from SIIA and
the leading experts in education technology."
CODiE judges praised Schoology as a system that has "lots of analytics
embedded and robust reporting." They lauded Schoology for being easy to
use in mobile platforms and having an intuitive user interface combining
the strengths of an LMS with a strong "community feel."
"This year's finalists are breaking ground with new business models and
innovative products. We are pleased to recognize the best in educational
technology with these 119 products," said Karen Billings, vice president
of the SIIA Education Division. "I look forward to honoring them all in
May at the Education Industry Summit."
Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the nation's
leading education technology conference, the Education
Industry Summit, in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 13.
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
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital
content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 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. For more information, visit www.siia.net/education.
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