ONTARIO, Canada (March 24, 2015) – Edsby, an innovative cloud-based software platform that connects K-12 students, teachers and parents using modern technologies, is the 2015 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award winner for best learning management system (LMS). Judges selected Edsby over other finalists, such as Schoology, OpenEd, EduSystem and My Big Campus.
EdTech Digest describes winners as being “part of a greater story of 21st-century education transformation.” Winners and nominees are recognized for reshaping the education space by creating new and innovative ways that will affect the future of education for students and teachers.
“This recognition highlights the value of district-wide solutions like Edsby that improve the quality of K-12 instruction and engage every student, teacher, administrator and parent,” said John Myers, Edsby President. “School districts are ready for a more modern experience, and Edsby’s innovative synchronization with districts’ existing systems and high degree of customization to each district’s policies and standards are crucial to delivering this.”
Edsby provides features for social learning, school news, group collaboration, assessment and class management, course planning, report cards, attendance and more. The platform offers deep customization specific to the individual needs of a school district and enables them to implement educational policies consistently through their own assessment and reporting standards. By integrating tightly with districts’ existing data and application infrastructure, Edsby also quickens implementation and eases administration.
EdTech Digest, an online publication serving the education community as a resource for education technology, interviews and trends, sponsors the Cool Tool Awards. The awards program is in its fifth year and honors outstanding contributions to people and companies working to transform education through technology for all learners. All entries undergo thorough evaluation from a panel of educators, entrepreneurs, journalists and technology professionals who are leaders in their respective fields.
Edsby is a modern, purpose-built learning management system (LMS) for K-12 that enables school districts and private schools to connect their teachers, students and parents using the technologies that have become pervasive in people’s lives. Edsby is developed by CoreFour, a team that has been building scalable, reliable software systems for education organizations around the world for almost 30 years using the latest technology and standards. Edsby is a registered trademark of CoreFour Inc. Learn more at www.edsby.com.