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Pondering the Sands of Time … and Education Award Winners

By October 3, 2011October 15th, 2017No Comments

The last time we wrote about awards, we were preparing for a summer of beach outings. Now, our shoes full of sand, we contemplate the summer sun fading into the cool hues of OCTOBER, and realize it’s time to talk about awards once again.  Here’s a roundup of some of the most recent EDDIE and Teachers’ Choice winners.

The 2011 EDDIE Awards

The 16th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIEs), sponsored by ComputED Gazette, target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity, providing parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers around the world.

Some of this year’s winners include:

Upper Elementary category

Reading website: myON reader; Capstone Digital

Language arts website: Fluency Tutor; Texthelp Systems

Middle School category

Science website: Discovery Education Science Techbook; Discovery Education

Social studies website: MS Civics, Government and Economics; e2020

High School category

Test tool website: On Demand: SAT; Kaplan K12 Learning Services

Health website: Foundations of Personal Wellness; e2020

Multi-Level category

Math tool: Geometer’s Sketchpad; Key Curriculum Press

Teacher Tools category

Digital library website: Discovery Education streaming Plus; Discovery Education

For a complete list of winners, visit the ComputED Gazette page.

The 2011 Teachers’ Choice Awards

For nearly 20 years, the Learning magazine Teachers’ Choice Awards (TCA) have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year the nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and more – everything educators need for the classroom.

Some of the 2011 Teachers’ Choice Awards winners include:

Discovery Education: Discovery Education streaming Plus and Science Techbook

Dixon Ticonderoga: Lyra Groove Slim

PBS Distribution: Between the Lions: Get Cooking

Handwriting Without Tears: Tag Bags

Educational Insights: Classroom Jeopardy

Really Good Stuff: Portable Word Wall

Visit the TCA website for more information.

Congratulations to all the winners!