Edmentum Recognized as 2016 BESSIE Award Winner

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Edmentum Recognized as 2016 BESSIE Award Winner

Plato Courseware and Study Island earn prestigious education technology industry recognition

April 22, 2016 - Minneapolis

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Kevin Briody


Edmentum, a leading provider of online and mobile learning solutions, announced that two of its products, Plato Courseware and Study Island, have been recognized as award winners for the 2016 BESSIE Awards. The ComputED Gazette BESSIE Awards are prestigious awards for the education technology industry and have been recognizing product excellence for 22 years. The awards recognize 54 categories that are organized by education level and type of education technology. The awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.

Study Island was awarded the 2016 BESSIE for Online Multi-Subject Classroom Solution under the Multi-Level category, while Plato Courseware received the award for Online Courseware Management under the Teacher Tools category. “We are honored to have two of our solutions recognized as 2016 BESSIE Award winners,” said Mark Caulfield, group product manager at Edmentum. “We believe these awards reflect our commitment to delivering highly engaging, standards-based solutions that help further connect the teaching and learning process.”

Edmentum’s Study Island is a robust, rigorous, and dynamic K–12 solution that allows teachers and educators to individualize instruction, pinpoint student difficulties, monitor student progress, prepare students for end-of-year assessments, and drive formative assessment strategies in the classroom. “Many educators use Study Island year-round to pinpoint student weaknesses and assign additional instructional materials to help students,” said Caulfield.

Edmentum's Plato Courseware is an effective digital learning solution that includes courses aligned to state and national standards. The program’s rigorous and engaging online content is designed to meet each student at his or her proficiency level through the use of media-rich and interactive experiences. Whether students are at grade level, falling behind, or advanced, courses are customizable to any environment.

About The ComputED Gazette
The ComputED Gazette is a valuable educational resource, having served the online community for over 21 years. The Gazette is proud sponsor of two national awards: the Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES) in the spring and the Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) in the summer. For more information, visit computedgazette.com.

About Edmentum, Inc.
Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to move education forward. For more information, visit edmentum.com.

Edmentum, Plato Courseware, and Study Island are trademarks of Edmentum, Inc.