Santa Barbara, Calif. (April 27, 2015) – ABC-CLIO Solutions, an award-winning digital curriculum resource, is the recipient of two Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards from The ComputED Gazette for its world history and world geography databases for high school students. World History: The Modern Era was recognized as the best “Social Studies Website” and World Geography was recognized as the best “World Geography Website” for the 21st annual awards.
The ComputED Gazette is renowned for recognizing leaders in education innovation,” said Becky Snyder, ABC-CLIO President. “These awards demonstrate ABC-CLIO’s dedication to making a difference in the lives of educators and students by designing and delivering the high-quality, flexible, engaging content we’ve built our brand on.”
The World Geography database provides authoritative content and online tools to develop students’ global literacy, and World History: The Modern Age provides unparalleled insight into history topics from the Renaissance to today. This is the fifth consecutive year at least one of the Solutions’ databases has received a BESSIE Award.
Across each of 15 subject-specific databases, ABC-CLIO Solutions provide a comprehensive set of online textbooks, expert perspectives, and a complete reference library that tightly integrate subjects like social studies, the language arts, and science. Aligned to both state and Common Core State Standards, and offering more than one million primary sources and images, these resources provide a guide for students to use as they build a set of critical thinking skills through document analysis, persuasive writing, and argumentation.
The BESSIE Awards are sponsored by The ComputED Gazette, a leading online educational resource created by educators that has provided relevant, competitive computer education to children and adults for more than 20 years. The awards highlight digital innovation in the education industry, honoring intuitive, content-rich programs and websites that foster educational achievement in students of all age groups. Winners are selected annually from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.
To learn more about ABC-CLIO Solutions, visit: www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOSolutions.
About ABC-CLIO Solutions
ABC-CLIO Solutions is an online resource that offers, authoritative, up-to-date coverage of essential topics in U.S. history and government, world history, geography, and a range of multicultural and popular culture subjects. Created specifically for students in middle and high school, higher education, and public library settings, the suite of 15 online databases provides comprehensive, authoritative reference content, gives students a deeper understanding of coursework, and offers critical thinking explorations of more than 500 scholarly dilemmas that challenge students to think critically and reach their own conclusions. Learn more at http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOSolutions.aspx.