LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences announced that the 2014 Bammy Awards will again include developers of education technology. Three Bammy EdTech Awards will be presented to recognize the best-in-class education apps, teaching tools and education-related web sites. The winners will be selected by an international panel of leading education technology directors. Honorees will be presented with the coveted Bammy Award statuette at the same black-tie, red-carpet event in Washington, D.C., September 27th, where prominent and influential educators from across the United States will convene to celebrate the entire education community.
The edtech submission process is now open at http://industry.bammyawards.com and extends through August 31. Last year's winners of the Bammy EdTech Awards were Edmodo, DropBox and Evernote - out of a field that included submissions by Scholastic, Discovery Education, Haiku Deck, Samsung Electronics, Vocabulary Spelling City, Strata Logica, IAC, and the National Science Foundation.
"Edmodo was named the 'Best Teaching Tool' at the Bammy Awards. We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to the entire Edmodo community. It's because of you that Edmodo has become such a powerful network," said Lucia Giacomantonio, Marketing Manager of Edmodo.
About the Bammy Awards
Modeled on the broad scope of the Oscars, Grammys and Emmys, the cross-discipline Bammy Awards accept nominations in dozens of disparate categories, including teachers, principals, superintendents, school nurses, education advocates, researchers, early childhood specialists, education journalists, school custodians, parents, education technology developers and other members from across the education village.
About the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences
The Academy is comprised of over 300 prominent education leaders, including Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education at Stanford University; Diane Ravitch, former Assistant Secretary of Education; Dr. Timothy Shriver, CEO of the Special Olympics and the directors of NAESP, ISTE, AASA, PTA, NASN, ASBO and NASSP.
This year's event is made possible by support from Microsoft, EdSurge, Gojo/Purell, School Health, Excelligence Learning Corporation and Teachers College, among others. For more information, go to: www.bammyawards.org or call Jeannette Bernstein at 818-539-5971.
To learn more about the Bammy EdTech Awards, call Jeannette Bernstein at 818-539-5971.
SOURCE Academy of Education Arts and Sciences