RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced the company won EdTech Digest's Cool Tool Award for Collaboration Solution. WebAssign was also a finalist for the categories of Assessment Solution and Classroom Management Solution for Teachers.
WebAssign is a benefit corporation that is committed to supporting and improving education instruction and student learning. "We are honored to be finalists in these categories among the best and brightest in education technology companies today," said Jack Narayan, WebAssign chief academic officer. "WebAssign provides a wide range of useful tools and technology for students and faculty to work together and it is encouraging to see that recognized by an industry with so many high-quality edtech solutions available."
The mission of EdTech Digest is to tell the story of 21st-century education transformation. This year's awards program highlights the best tools, leaders, and trendsetters pushing forward today's education revolution. The winners were selected for resolving the challenges that educators and students face.
"Technology is opening a door to a renaissance in education," said Victor Rivero, editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest. "These cool tools are standouts among a robust field, all of them energizing education with workable solutions and inspiring spirit."
WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals.
More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments.
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.com.
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