SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners for Education Technology Industry

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners of the 2012 CODiE Awards in education technology during SIIA’s annual Ed Tech Industry Summit. Overall, 29 winners were recognized for their products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market.

All of the education technology nominated products and services were first reviewed by a group of tech-savvy educators from across the nation, whose evaluations determined 128 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 29 CODiE Award winners, listed here by category, company, and product/service:

Best Classroom Management System:
Wowzers, Wowzers

Best Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution:
G-Cube Solutions, DBS Bank - Induction Program

Best Cross-Curricular Solution:

Gaggle, Gaggle

Best Education Community Solution:
ClassLink, Inc., ClassLink LaunchPad Virtual Desktop

Best Education Game or Simulation (tie):
Smarty Ants, Inc. Smarty Ants
Sokikom, Sokikom

Best Education Reference Solution:

ABC-CLIO, World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy

Best Educational Use of a Device-Specific Application:
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., Everyday Mathematics - ePlanner Deluxe with ePresentations and eToolkit

Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device:

BrainPOP, BrainPOP Featured Movie App

Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students:
Rethink Autism, Inc., Rethink Autism Website

Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas, Digital Literacy Solution

Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution
McGraw-Hill Education, Networks: A Social Studies Learning System

Best K-12 Enterprise Solution:

My Learning Plan Inc., MyLearningPlan Enterprise Solution

Best K-12 Instructional Solution:, ExploreLearning Reflex

Best Mathematics Instructional Solution:

Apangea Learning, Inc., Apangea Math

Best Postsecondary Course or Learning Management System:

Blackboard Inc., Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1, Service Pack 6

Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution

McGraw-Hill, Tegrity Campus (Lecture Capture Service)

Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution
Pearson, CourseConnect

Best Professional Learning Solution for Education:
School Improvement Network, PD 360 (version 5.0)

Best Reading/English Instructional Solution:
ePALS, Inc., In2Books

Best Science/Health Instructional Solution:

Discovery Education, Discovery Education Science Techbook

Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution:


Best Student Assessment Solution:

Archipelago Learning, Study Island Version 5.0

Best Virtual School Solution for Students:

Adaptive Curriculum, Adaptive Curriculum

Three top winners were also chosen during the awards ceremony:

Best K-12 Solution:
Wowzers, Wowzers

Best Postsecondary Solution:
McGraw-Hill, Tegrity Campus (Lecture Capture Service)

Best Education Solution (three-way tie):
BrainPOP, BrainPOP Featured Movie App, Digital Literacy Solution
Discovery Education, Discovery Education Science Techbook

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit