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SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners for Education Technology Industry

Twenty-eight awards given for education industry innovation and excellence

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2015) The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the winners of the 2015 CODiE Awards in education technology. The ceremony was held during a special awards reception and dinner at SIIA’s annual Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Overall, 28 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market.

All of the nominated education technology products and services were first reviewed by a group of tech-savvy educators from across the nation, whose evaluations determined finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 28 CODiE Award winners, listed here by category, company and product or service:

Best Arts and Creativity Solution               

Middle School Art, Pearson Education

Best Career and Workforce Readiness Solution 

uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Classroom Management Solution  

Metria Master Teacher Edition, Metria Teaching and Learning Technologies, Inc.           

Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators,,

Best Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution       

Storyline 2, Articulate

Best Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution       

uCertify LEARN, uCertify

Best Cross-Curricular Solution   

K-12 Website and Mobile Solution, SharpSchool

Best Education Cloud-Based Solution     

The SpringBoard Digital, College Board (SpringBoard)

Best Educational App for a Mobile Device             

Istation ISIP Advanced Reading, Istation

Best ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution, Learning A-Z

Best Game-Based Curriculum Solution  

ST Math:Middle School Supplement, MIND Research Institute

Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas   

uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution       

Schoology, Schoology Inc.

Best K-12 Enterprise Solution    

The MyLearningPlan Enterprise Solution, My Learning Plan Inc.

Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution               

SmartBook, McGraw Hill Education

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution

TenMarks Math, TenMarks Education, Inc.

Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution           

DreamBox , DreamBox Learning

Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution                 

CrisisManager, SchoolDude

Best Postsecondary Learning Management Solution       

Edvance360 LMS-SN, Edvance360

Best Postsecondary Learning Solution   

uCertify COURSE, uCertify

Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution         

McGraw-Hill Connect, McGraw Hill Education

Best Professional Learning Solution for Education             

Professional Learning Platform (PLP), Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc.

Best Reading/English/Language Arts Instructional Solution          

Edgenuity English Language Arts, Edgenuity Inc.

Best Science Instructional Solution         

Science Bits, Science Bits

Best Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution        

The Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook series, Discovery Education

Best Solution for Special Needs Students               

Unique Learning System, n2y

Best Source for Reference or Education Resources           

PBS LearningMedia, PBS

Best Student Assessment Solution           

uCertify TEST, uCertify

Best Virtual Learning Solution   

uCertify LAB, uCertify    

In addition to the 28 CODiE category winners, there were three overall category winners. Overall category winners include:

Best PK-12 Solution

Schoology, Schoology Inc.

Best Post Secondary Solution

McGraw-Hill Connect, McGraw Hill Education

Best Education Solution

uCertify COURSE, uCertify

“SIIA’s 2015 Education CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of the ETIN-SIIA. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit

About SIIA
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. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit

About ETIN
The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information on ETIN of SIIA, visit


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