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Aha!Math and the Learning.com Digital Literacy Solution Named as CODiE Award Finalists

SIIA Recognizes Learning.com for Innovations in Web-Based Instruction for Math and Digital Literacy Which Support Teachers and Accelerate Learning for All Students (April 12, 2012)

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 04/12/12 -- Learning.com is pleased to announce that Aha!Math and our Digital Literacy Solution have been named finalists for the prestigious Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) CODiE Awards.

Aha!Math has been recognized as a finalist for best mathematics instructional solution for improving how teachers identify learning gaps and prescribe effective, targeted instruction. Engaging and interactive, Aha!Math's research-based, K-5, instructional content and activities build foundational skills and improve student achievement in math. Built-in assessment and progress monitoring tools and data-driven learning plans guide instruction and help each student receive the math instruction they need.

Learning.com's Digital Literacy Solution helps K-8 students master 21st century skills. It helps teachers integrate teaching these skills into core instruction. It helps students and teachers make the most of technology-enhanced education. Topics covered include technology applications, 21st century skills, online safety and keyboarding. The Digital Literacy Solution includes curriculum, assessments, teacher training and powerful data-driven tools for targeting individual learning needs and delivering effective instruction efficiently.

Recent studies in Texas have shown that use of Learning.com's Digital Literacy Solution improves student achievement across subject areas with some underperforming schools seeing improvements as high as 14% in math and 13% in reading along with impressive gains in technology literacy assessment scores. The Digital Literacy Solution has been named a CODiE finalist for best instructional solution - other curriculum category which includes non-core subjects like technology, art, foreign language and music.


"We are always striving to improve how we serve schools and students. Aha!Math and our Digital Literacy Solution both represent advances in how technology can make a real difference in learning outcomes," says William J. Kelly, CEO and Founder of Learning.com. "We're honored to have these exceptional solutions recognized."

The CODiE Awards hold the distinction of being the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. Nominated products were reviewed extensively by executives with deep industry expertise and who acted as judges to select the finalists across 25 different categories. Now in its twenty-seventh year, the CODiE Awards program serves as prestigious representation of outstanding achievement and vision in the software and information industries.

SIIA members will now select the winners from among the finalists during the SIIA member voting phase of the program through April 13. Winners in the Ed Tech category will be announced May 7 at the Ed Tech Industry Summit in San Francisco.

To learn more visit http://www.learning.com/news
For a full list of finalists go to www.siia.net/codies/2012/finalists.asp

About Learning.com
Proven content, powerful tools, practical services -- that's Learning.com. Founded in 1999, we provide technology-based solutions to educational challenges and improve student achievement. We offer curriculum and assessments with implementation, support and professional development services. Our digital literacy and STEM solutions win awards and excite student learning. We help streamline classroom management, differentiate instruction and prescribe effective content. Our curriculum mapping, progress monitoring and resource tracking tools enable districts to make the most of their resources and expertise. Our vibrant online community and industry-leading marketplace with free and for-fee content deliver the best in blended learning. Improve learning outcomes with us. For more information, visit www.learning.com, and follow us at www.facebook.com/learningdotcom and www.twitter.com/learningdotcom.

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Contact:
Laura Stenzel
Learning.com
800-580-4640 ext. 4566
lstenzel@learning.com


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