Portland, Ore. (March 24, 2015) – Learning.com, a leading provider of solutions that help students, teachers, and schools excel in our digital world, announces that its Digital Citizenship App has earned an EdTech Digest Award in the “Mobile App Solution – Middle and High School” category. The Digital Citizenship App provides students with comprehensive instruction related to online safety, ethical use of digital resources and cyberbullying.
“This honor reinforces the positive response our Digital Citizenship App has received from schools and districts,” said Keith Oelrich, CEO of Learning.com. “We are pleased that, through this extensive evaluation process, EdTech Digest saw the potential of this app to help middle and high school students be successful online.”
EdTech Digest, an online publication serving the education community as a resource for education technology, interviews and trends, sponsors the Cool Tool Awards. The award program is in its fifth year and honors outstanding contributions to people and companies working to transform education for all learners through technology. All entries undergo thorough evaluation from a panel of educators, entrepreneurs, journalists and technology professionals who are leaders in their respective fields.
Available for i0S and Android tablet/mobile devices, the Digital Citizenship App’s content and user experience have been specifically designed for middle and high school students. The app also provides administrators with the reports needed to meet the online safety and cyberbullying instruction requirements for E-Rate funding.
Keith Oelrich, CEO of Learning.com, was also named as a finalist in the “Visionary” category of the EdTech Digest Awards. Oelrich has been a pioneer in the K-12 online education market for the past 14 years. During that time, he has served as CEO of several companies, which have collectively provided K-12 online education programs to thousands of districts, tens of thousands of schools, and millions of students and their families.
For more information about the EdTech Digest Awards, visit https://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/. To learn more about the Digital Citizenship App from Learning.com, visit http://www.learning.com/digital-citizenship/.
Learning.com helps students, teachers, and schools excel in a digital world. Districts equip their students with the technology and 21st century skills needed for success on online assessments, college, and the workforce using Learning.com’s digital literacy curriculum and assessments. Learning.com supports districts as they transition to digital content by providing a repository of OER and free digital resources with tools to build and share custom digital curriculum. Through implementation services and professional development, Learning.com serves educators as they integrate technology and digital content into instruction. Founded in 1999, Learning.com currently partners with more than 2,700 districts and serves 4.9 million students.