(WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 9, 2015) Promethean, a global education technology solutions company, today announced that ClassFlow was named a finalist for the 2015 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Education Cloud-based Solution and Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have over 85 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education, and Software.
ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system that increases depth of student engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. ClassFlow gives teachers the ability to deliver high-impact, multimedia lessons and breathe educational purpose into Chromebooks™, iPads®, laptops and classroom displays, such as interactive projectors, SMART Boards® and Promethean ActivBoards.
The formative assessment capabilities in ClassFlow give teachers real-time insight into student progress and understanding, allowing teachers to intervene immediately to reteach concepts and challenge advanced students. ClassFlow also helps teachers personalize instruction using the data from their assessments.
“We are honored to have ClassFlow recognized as an SIIA Education CODiE Award finalist for providing teachers and students with an all-in-one resource for learning,” said Scott Cary, Chief Marketing and Products Officer at Promethean. “This validates Promethean’s vision of providing meaningful solutions that raise student engagement, and in turn, student achievement.”
This year’s awards program features 28 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. New for this year, top awards in three overall Education categories will also be presented. These overall categories include Best PK-12 Solution, Best Postsecondary Solution, and Best Education Solution.
“This year’s finalists are breaking ground with new business models and innovative products. We are pleased to recognize the best in educational technology with these 157 products,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Technology Industry Network. “I look forward to honoring them all in May at the Education Industry Summit.”
All winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the nation’s leading education technology conference, the Education Industry Summit, in San Francisco on May 5. The announcement will also be live streamed.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net. The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information on ETIN of SIIA, visit www.siia.net/etin.
Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered and successful. Headquartered in the UK, with a US office in Atlanta, Georgia, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. More information about Promethean is available at www.PrometheanWorld.com.
Suzy Swindle, Promethean
Allison Bostrom, SIIA Communications
iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Chromebook is a trademark of Google Inc. SMART Board is a registered trademark of SMART Technologies Inc.
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