DALLAS, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that its business units, ExploreLearning, Learning A-Z and Voyager, again received finalist honors for CODiE™ Awards in five education categories. Established by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiEs recognize excellence and achievement in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries.
The following Cambium Learning Group products are 2011 finalists for the awards:
Best K-12 Instructional Solution
- ExploreLearning Gizmos
Best Science/Health Instructional Solution
- ExploreLearning Gizmos
Best Reading/English Instructional Solution
Best Education Game or Simulation
Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
"For more than 25 years, the CODiE Awards have shone a spotlight on the companies and products that are revolutionizing software, education technology and digital content," said Ken Wasch, President of SIIA. "What sets this program apart from all others is that the winners are selected by those who really know their stuff – whether they're tech executives, industry analysts, or journalists. SIIA recruits leading software, digital content and education people to put each nominated product through an intensive review process. ExploreLearning, Learning A-Z, Voyager and all companies that survive the process and become a finalist can say unequivocally that they are producing one of the finest, most innovative products on the market."
SIIA members will now review finalists and vote for a winner in each category. Recipients of the 2011 CODiE Awards will be announced at the Ed Tech Industry Summit on May 23, 2011, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. To view a complete list of CODiE Award finalists visit: http://www.siia.net/codies/2011/finalists.asp.
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.
About the CODiE™ Awards
The CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose - to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.
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