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Tech & Learning Announces 2009 Awards of Excellence Winners

By November 2, 2009December 28th, 2017No Comments

Tech & Learning magazine recently announced the winners of its 27th Annual Awards of Excellence. awofex_2009The awards program recognizes software, hardware, network, and web products that bring something new and innovative to the industry, as well as those that add significant enhancements to proven educational tools. A panel of more than 30 educators chose the winners from more than 100 entries.

Entries were divided into two categories – New Products and Best Upgraded Products.

Among the winners in the New Products category were:
•    Discovery Education Science for Elementary from Discovery Education
•    In2Books from ePals, Inc.
•    Sketchpad LessonLink from Key Curriculum Press

Winners in the Best Upgraded Products category included:
•    Total Traffic Control from Lightspeed Systems

This year, for the first time, hardware and network/server-based products were considered for awards. The winners were recognized for their contribution to enhancing the classroom experience for students and educators, covering key areas such as network management and safety, communication, and differentiated learning.

For a complete list of 2009 Awards of Excellence winners, visit http://www.techlearning.com/article/24986.

More detailed product descriptions and judges’ comments will be included in Tech & Learning’s December 2009 Awards Issue.

Congratulations to all the winners, and a big thanks to all the judges and to Tech & Learning for 27 years of sponsoring the awards program!