CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ExploreLearning, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that the company's flagship grade 3-12 science and math program, ExploreLearning Gizmos™, has won the award for Best Science Instructional Solution in the Software & Information Industry Association's 25th annual CODiE Awards. This is the fourth CODiE Award for the company in the last five years.
Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards are given each year by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), to showcase the finest education, software and content products and services. The CODiEs are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program with judges across the industry spectrum. The CODiE Awards program has raised the standard for excellence and serves as prestigious representation of outstanding achievement and vision.
"We are honored that Gizmos have received this recognition from the SIIA. We continually work to improve Gizmos to better serve math and science teachers and students. The CODiE Awards are strong validation from our peers that we are hitting the mark," said Dr. David Shuster, Founder and Publisher.
"Now in its 25th year, the CODiE Awards continue to recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries," noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. "In addition, its winners are a prolific testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to businesses and consumers. SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America's leadership in the global knowledge economy," Wasch continued.
For a complete list of CODiE Award winners, visit http://siia.net/codies/2010/winners.asp
The Software and information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For more information, visit www.siia.net.
ExploreLearning.com is home to the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3-12. With more than 450 Gizmos online, ExploreLearning's growing base of inquiry-based learning materials provides a powerful enhancement to the way teachers teach and students learn. Gizmos bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms in all 50 U.S. states, and in 31 countries around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, Virginia based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [NASDAQ: ABCD.] For more information, please visit www.explorelearning.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 enabling students to reach their full potential. The company's website is www.cambiumlearning.com.
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