Kurzweil Educational Systems Wins 2010 EDDIE Award

Oct 06, 2010, 09:07 ET from Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The ComputerED Gazette recently named Kurzweil 3000™ Version 12 its 2010 EDDIE Award winner in the High School Special Education Software category at its 15th Annual Educational Software Review Awards. The EDDIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity, providing parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Selection criteria include academic content, potential for broad classroom use, technical merit, subject approach and management system. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers from around the world.

In schools across America, Kurzweil 3000 technology provides reading, writing and test-taking supports that represent the core principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Students who have the cognitive ability but not the literacy skills to learn and perform at grade-level, including students with learning disabilities and second language learners, can thrive in content-area classes with the use of Kurzweil 3000.

"We are honored that ComputerED Gazette has chosen Kurzweil 3000 as its 2010 EDDIE Award winner in the High School Special Education software category," said Alex Saltonstall, General Manager of Cambium Learning Technologies.  "We are inspired by the students we serve, who every day surmount individual challenges to achieve success.  We strive to build life-changing products for them, and have been able to do so thanks in large part to the input of many of those students and the educators who work with them.  This award honors that collective work, and we are proud to have received it."

To learn more about Kurzweil 3000 Version 12 visit: www.kurzweiledu.com

To view all the EDDIE award winners visit: http://computedgazette.com/

About Cambium Learning Technologies

Cambium Learning Technologies designs and publishes instructional technology for students in general and special education ranging from Pre-K to Adult, including four- industry leading brands: Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools. Cambium Learning Technologies is a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.cambiumtech.com.

About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

Cambium Learning Group, Inc. 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.

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