LOS GATOS, Calif. – May 7, 2015 – OpenEd, the world’s largest catalog of Common Core-aligned resources, is a finalist in the 2015 REVERE (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) Awards from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group. The company is honored in the Supplemental Resources category, Innovation subcategory.
As the only site that drives instruction from its free formative assessment bank, OpenEd’s technology recommends resources to students based on assessment results. Ranked as the #1 Common Core App on the Google Chrome Store and #2 on Google Play, OpenEd's Common Core Quest is the only app that drives links from assessment to instruction.
The REVERE Awards identify and honor excellence in educational products that support evolving trends in teaching and learning for PreK-12 students. It is the only program that recognizes learning resources in all media, for all ages, and covering a wide array of educational subject areas and learning environments. Entrants for the 2015 REVERE Awards came from many fields including educational, trade, and magazine publishers; museums; university affiliated programs; non-profits; membership associations; and game and app developers.
“We are honored to be recognized by the prestigious REVERE Awards,” said Adam Blum, OpenEd CEO and co-founder. ”When we look at the overall list of finalists, we know that we are in the company of the best-of-the-best in educational products.”
OpenEd leads the ed tech industry in offering the most high-quality resources – more than a million – used by teachers every day: lesson plans, assessments, homework assignments, educational videos and games. Using OpenEd’s tools, educators can create custom quizzes, identify learning gaps and link them to resources. The company’s unique machine-learning technology, combined with subject matter expert curation, aligns resources to standards and micro-concepts within standards. The vast majority of the content is free.
About the American Association of Publishers (AAP)
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is the voice of the US book and journal publishing industry. AAP represents the industry’s priorities on policy, legislative and regulatory issues regionally, nationally and worldwide. These include the protection of intellectual property rights and worldwide copyright enforcement, digital and new technology issues, funding for education and libraries, tax and trade, censorship and literacy. Its 400member companies represent major commercial, educational and professional companies as well as independents, non-profits, university presses and scholarly societies.
OpenEd was founded in 2012 with the goal of providing teachers with access to the best educational resources for their students, with a focus on finding the right resources to teach the Common Core State Standards. To accomplish this important goal, OpenEd built the world’s largest catalog of lesson plans, assessments, homework assignments, educational videos and games. OpenEd is committed to keeping the majority of its content available for free to educators around the world. For more information, visitwww.OpenEd.io.