DALLAS, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, two business units within its Cambium Learning Technologies segment, received a total of six nominations for the highly regarded Association of Educational Publisher (AEP) Awards. For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting and represent the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in education marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers' annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
"It is an honor to once again have our Cambium Learning Technologies products and services recognized by AEP," said John Campbell, President of Cambium Learning Technologies. "Receiving nominations like this from highly regarded industry groups, like AEP, reinforces the fact that the educational technology programs we offer teachers and students are beneficial and align well with our goal to help all children reach their full learning potential."
ExploreLearning received nominations for the following awards:
- Distinguished Achievement Award: Curriculum, K-5 Science
ExploreLearning Gizmos for Science
- Distinguished Achievement Award: Curriculum, 6-12 Math
ExploreLearning Gizmos for Math
- Distinguished Achievement Award: Technology, Website
Learning A-Z received nominations for the following awards:
- Beacon Award: Email Marketing Campaign
Learning A-Z's 2010 Virtual Teacher Store Online Open House and Promotion
- Beacon Award: Website/E-Commerce
- Beacon Award: Marketing Newsletter
Learning A-Z Bi-monthly Marketing eNews
ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z are both past winners and finalists. ExploreLearning won the Golden Lamp Award for Curriculum in 2010. They also won Distinguished Achievement Awards in 2008, 2007 and 2005, and were a finalist for the Golden Lamp Award in 2009, 2008 and 2006. Learning A-Z won a Beacon Award in 2010 for its Teacher Appreciation Week Campaign and a Distinguished Achievement Award in 2009.
Winners of the 2011 AEP Awards will be announced at the AEP Awards Banquet and Gala in June in Washington, D.C. For more information and to view the lists of finalists, visit: http://www.aepweb.org/awards/index.htm.
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products: ExploreLearning 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. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) based in Dallas, TX. For more information about Gizmos, please visit http://www.explorelearning.com. For more information about Reflex, please visit http://www.reflexmath.com.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) of Dallas, TX, is an 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 nearly half of the districts in the U.S. and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student need, including ELL/ESL, Response to Intervention, Special Education, and general classroom instruction, Learning A-Z offers six integrated websites for individual classrooms, schools, and districts, including ReadingA-Z.com, Raz-Kids.com, Reading-Tutors.com, ScienceA-Z.com, VocabularyA-Z.com and WritingA-Z.com. For more information, visit LearningA-Z.com.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) is based in Dallas, Texas, and operates three business units: Voyager, a comprehensive intervention business; Sopris, a supplemental solutions business; and Cambium Learning Technologies, which includes ExploreLearning, IntelliTools, Kurzweil and Learning A-Z. Through its core divisions, Cambium Learning Group, Inc. provides research-based education solutions for students in Pre-K through 12th grade, including intervention curricula, educational technologies and services primarily focused on serving the needs of the nation's most challenged learners and those realizing their full potential. The company's website is www.cambiumlearning.com.
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is a nonprofit organization that serves and advances the industry of supplemental educational publishing. The membership of AEP represents the breadth of educational content developers delivering progressive educational products in all media and for any educational setting. AEP's thought leadership and market insight have created ground-breaking opportunities for its members to collaborate, network, and partner with each other as well as to acquire a voice in the development of government education policy. Founded in 1895, AEP now assists its members in navigating the global realities of educational publishing in the 21st Century. For more information, please visit www.AEPweb.org.
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