NEW YORK, NY – April 27, 2015 – Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 instructional materials and interactive digital tools, received three Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards for its online learning platform, Waggle. The company took home the top prize for the 21st annual awards in the following categories: Math & Language Arts Website in the Upper Elementary and Middle School categories, as well as Online Classroom Management System in the Teacher Tools category.
“Waggle provides every student with smart personalized practice and instruction in a safe learning environment to engage them in productive struggle and promote deeper learning. It gives educators intuitive and insightful reporting to inform instruction and save time,” said Aoife Dempsey, Chief Technology Officer of Triumph Learning. “Being recognized by the BESSIE Awards demonstrates that Waggle delivers on that promise.”
The ComputED Gazette, a leading online educational resource created by educators who have provided the finest computer education to children and adults for more than 20 years, sponsors the BESSIE Awards. The awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.
In ComputED Gazette’s review of Waggle, they write, “Waggle analyzes student behavior and performance to tailor learning paths, and creates a safe, positive atmosphere for students to explore tasks beyond their reach. For teachers, Waggle offers a comprehensive Teacher Dashboard with powerful tools for classroom management and in-the-moment student performance and assessment. “
Waggle is fully integrated with Triumph Learning’s Coach curriculum resources for a seamless blended learning solution. Teachers can assign assessments and differentiate instruction by delivering recommended Coach practice or instruction to the entire class, small groups or individual students.
About Triumph Learning
Triumph Learning, LLC, is a leading educational content company and publisher of print and digital K-12 resources, standards-aligned instructional materials and effective literacy programs, serving more than 6 million students in 36,000 schools in 2013 and 2014. Triumph Learning offers unique student solutions, robust teacher support, and professional development opportunities. Triumph Learning is committed to serving all students with a mix of interactive digital tools and innovative student texts with products such as Coach, Buckle Down, and Waggle. For more information, visit www.triumphlearning.com.