April 13, 2016
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Ogment® earns prestigious education industry recognition for Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas and Best Cross-Curricular Solution
BOSTON (PRWeb)--EvoText today announced that Ogment® was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in two categories: Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas and Best Cross-Curricular Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology.
Ogment is a new curriculum creation and management system (CCMS) that captures and facilitates the process of curriculum development through delivery to make it easier and more efficient. In its first year of entry, Ogment was named as two of the 160 finalists across 29 education technology categories of the CODiEs.
Winners will be announced during a virtual award ceremony on May 18. The top honor of best overall educational product will be presented at Education Industry Symposium, the nation's leading education technology conference, in Denver July 26. The announcement will take place during a special celebration party and dinner.
"We are thrilled and honored to be named a finalist in two CODiE categories. It speaks to a distinct need that Ogment is filling for educators," said Johanna Wetmore, CEO and co-founder. "Ogment isn't just about the right digital tools, it's about helping with the educational process—making it faster and easier. And that's resonating with educators."
"Every year the list of CODIE finalists is a case study of how the ed tech industry is using new technologies in combination with knowledge about how people learn to respond to customer needs. They're opening doors for learners of all ages." said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of ETIN. Details about each finalist are listed at http://www.siia.net/codie/Finalists
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA's divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net. About ETIN ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.
Ogment is a new curriculum creation and management system (CCMS) that captures and facilitates the process of curriculum development through delivery. From Standards and Goals; Curriculum Mapping; Course and Lesson Planning; Lesson/Assessment Development; Lesson Presentation/Delivery; Progress Monitoring; through Continuous Improvement—Ogment makes every step easier and more efficient. Ogment was built by a team of experienced "eduneers"—educators, engineers and designers who have been at the forefront of educational technology for the past two decades. Our experts have developed several of the most well-known, award-winning eLearning products for teachers, schools and publishers. Ogment's mission is to empower educators with the tools they need to get the job done. We focus on supporting pedagogy with thoughtful design and technology—because if technology isn't making a teacher's job better, it's just getting in the way. Ogment is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EvoText, LLC headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit GetOgment.com.
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