30th Annual Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced By Tech & Learning Magazine

11/12/2012 12:00:00 AM

Tech & Learning magazine today named 83 education technology products as winners in its prestigious 30-year-old recognition program. Honored software, hardware, network, Web products include innovative applications that break new ground as well as those that added significant enhancements to proven education tools. A panel of more than 30 educators, who tested more than 160 entries, chose the winners.

“As schools continue to have to do more with less, buying the right solution for your district needs is more important than ever,” says Kevin Hogan, Editorial Director for NewBay Media’s Tech & Learning Group. “Tech & Learning is proud to present these recommended products that have been put to the test by our experienced educational team of judges.”

Entries were divided into two categories: New Products and Best Upgraded Products. Winning selections include software and Web-based products, as well as hardware and AV tools. Among the high-quality offerings being honored are resources addressing management, safety, communication, differentiated learning, assessment, and other key areas in education.

Please join us in congratulating the New Product winners of the 2012 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. Look for detailed descriptions and judges’ comments in the December 2012 Awards Issue.

NEW PRODUCT WINNERS

AVer Academy Document Camera Suite

AVer Information Inc.

AVer W30 Wireless Document Camera

AVer Information Inc.

Common Core 360

School Improvement Network

Curriculum Associates' BRIGANCE IED II Record Book for the iPad

Curriculum Associates

Curriculum Associates’ STAAR i-Ready

Curriculum Associates

CyberBully Hotline

SchoolReach

DigtalMedia Presentation System 300 (DMPS-300-C)

Crestron

DyKnow Monitor CP

DyKnow

eBeam Connect

Luidia Inc.

EcoBright ZX210ST

Optoma Technology Inc.

ExploreLearning Reflex

ExploreLearning

GameUp

BrainPOP

Insight 360 - Mobi 360

eInstruction Corporation

Insight 360 - Mobi 360 for iPad app

eInstruction Corporation

Inspiration Maps

Inspiration Software

Labdisc Gensci (Labdisc for General Science)

Globisens

Learning.com Marketplace

Learning.com

Lightspeed Filtering and Reporting Solution (next-gen UNIX)

Lightspeed Systems

LiveBook

School Improvement Network

Math Teachlets Geometry and Algebra

Connections Education

MCI

School Specialty

Middle School STEM

Learning.com

Miller & Levine Biology iBook

Pearson

Online Learning Exchange

Pearson

PBS KIDS PLAY! Classroom Edition

Tribal Nova, Inc.

Pearson Algebra 1 Common Core Edition (iBook)

Pearson

Pearson Geometry Common Core Edition (iBook)

Pearson

PN-L802B

Sharp Electronics

PresenceLearning

PresenceLearning

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung Electronics America Inc.

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook

Samsung Electronics America Inc.

Science of Disney Imagineering: Roller Coaster Ride Builder Computer & Whiteboard App.

Disney Educational Productions

Splashtop Whiteboard

Splashtop, Inc.

State Signature Courses

Connections Education

Talk About It

SchoolMessenger

TriCaster 455

NewTek, Inc.

TW675UTi-3D

Optoma Technology Inc.

Voyager Online Algebra

Cambium Learning Group/Voyager

Wixie

Tech4Learning, Inc.

Tech & Learning also recognizes recently revised and updated products. This category honors already-released products that have made significant enhancements since the previous version of the same product and evolved with the changing technology to continue to offer the highest quality experiences for educators and students. This year's “Best Upgrade” winners include the following titles:

BEST UPGRADED PRODUCT WINNERS

Adaptive Curriculum Math

Adaptive Curriculum

Adaptive Curriculum Science

Adaptive Curriculum

Aha!Math

Learning.com

Blackboard Connect

Blackboard Inc.

Briggs/Cochran Calculus Early Transcendentals,
1e eText

Pearson

ClassLink LaunchPad

ClassLink

Dell KACE K2000 Deployment Appliance

Dell KACE

Destiny Library Manager

Follett Library Resources Digital Products

Discovery Education Science Techbook 2.0

Discovery Education

DreamBox Learning Math

DreamBox Learning

Econ Ed Live Online Courses

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Epson's BrightLink 485Wi

Epson America, Inc.

Epson's PowerLite 470

Epson America, Inc.

Epson's PowerLite 93+

Epson America, Inc.

Espresso Elementary

Espresso Education

Faronics Deep Freeze Enterprise

Faronics

Gaggle

Gaggle

HMH Fuse: Algebra 1, Common Core Edition

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HP Z210 Small Form Factor Workstation

HP

iPrism

EdgeWave

LanSchool V7.6

Stoneware, Inc.

Learn360

Learn360

Lexia Reading v8

Lexia Learning

MimioStudio 9 and MimioTeach

Mimio

Motorola NX 9500 Integrated Service Platform

Motorola Solutions, Inc

My Big Campus

Lightspeed Systems

myON reader

Capstone Digital

Pearson Compass Suite

Pearson

Pinnacle Instruction

GlobalScholar

Raptivity - Rapid Interactivity for Effective Learning

Harbinger Knowledge Products

Reading Assistant™

Scientific Learning Corp.

Safe Browser for iPod Touch and iPad

Mobicip.com

SchoolMessenger

SchoolMessenger

Schoology

Schoology

Shmoop

Shmoop

Sibelius First

Avid Technology

Study Island

Archipelago Learning

Teachscape Professional Learning Suite

Teachscape

Teachscape Reflect Video

Teachscape

Time To Know Digital Teaching Platform

Time To Know

Titanium Series Headset (with Guaranteed for Life Cord)

Califone

Turnitin

Turnitin

VocabJourney

Cambium Learning Group/Voyager

WriteToLearn 7.0

Pearson

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