DALLAS, TX — December 4, 2014 — Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD), the educational solutions and services company that leverages engaging, innovative technology to help all students reach their full potential, announced today that three of its business units — ExploreLearning, Kurzweil Education, and Learning A-Z — were among the winners of the 32nd Annual Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for Best Upgraded Product.
The Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence recognize both new and upgraded education technology products. Judges evaluated more than 150 applicants using four criteria: quality and effectiveness, ease of use, creative use of technology, and suitability for use in an educational environment. Winners in the Best Upgraded Product category added significant enhancements to proven education tools since the previous version was released.
The Cambium Learning Group winners of 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence, Best Upgraded Product, are:
ExploreLearning Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3–12
Kurzweil 3000-firefly, complete literacy support for reading, writing, study skills, and test taking within one intuitive and user-friendly environment
Reading A-Z, downloadable, projectable, printable teacher materials that cover all the skills necessary for effective reading instruction
Science A-Z, downloadable, projectable, printable teacher materials that integrate science and literacy in Life, Earth, Physical, and Process Science
"We are honored that four of our solutions have received 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence," said John Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group. "We strive to leverage technology that creates effective, positive change for every student in the classroom. These awards recognize our commitment to student success."
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products: Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3–12; and Reflex, the most powerful solution available for math fact fluency development. Gizmos and Reflex bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. For more information about Gizmos, please visit www.explorelearning.com. For more information about Reflex, please visit www.reflexmath.com.
About Kurzweil Education
Kurzweil Education believes that great educational technology solves real problems. Our literacy and learning solutions offer learners a way up and a path forward. Students' varying needs, their challenges, and their potential to achieve drive us to excel. That's why we continue to develop literacy-boosting solutions that directly enhance opportunities to learn and achieve. Using the principles of Universal Design for Learning, our solutions deliver content and tools that enable all learners to read, understand, and demonstrate their learning using technology-based tools and resources. For more information, please visit www.kurzweiledu.com.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z is a PreK-6 educational resource company specializing in online delivery of leveled readers and supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z's resources are currently used in more than half of the districts across the U.S. and Canada and 165+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student needs, including ELL/ESL, intervention, special education, and daily instruction, Learning A-Z includes: Reading A-Z, Raz-Kids, Headsprout, Science A-Z, Vocabulary A-Z, and Writing A-Z. For more information, please visit www.learninga-z.com.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning Group is a leading educational solutions and services company that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. The company is composed of four business units: Voyager Sopris Learning, Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, and Kurzweil Education. Together, these business units provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials; gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services; breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a positive and safe school environment. Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD), is based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.cambiumlearning.com.
VP, Marketing, ExploreLearning
Kurzweil Education, Learning A-Z
VP, Marketing, Kurzweil Education and Learning A-Z
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
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