NEW YORK, NY (July 09, 2015)
Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 instructional materials and interactive digital tools, was recognized as Best of Show by Tech & Learning for its online learning platform, Waggle, at the 2015 ISTE Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia. The award program honors innovative classroom solutions that help students and teachers improve learning outcomes.
Launched during ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Waggle generates a smart practice environment to help students in grades 3-8 build critical-thinking skills and prepare for assessments. The online tool champions productive struggle by creating a safe and engaging space for students to explore and build confidence in English language arts and math. Waggle also offers teachers a differentiated instructional tool set so they can easily group students and deliver recommended practice or instruction to groups or individual students to meet students where they are.
“This award demonstrates how, even in a short period of time, educators can recognize the positive impact Waggle has on creating personalized pathways for student learning,” said Aoife Dempsey, chief technology officer of Triumph Learning. “We’re continuing to look to educators to help us make Waggle the ultimate tool in helping students reach their goals and accelerate learning.”
An anonymous panel of educator judges, who experienced the solution firsthand on the exhibit hall floor during the conference, selected Waggle as a recipient of the honor. Judges evaluated Waggle on quality, effectiveness, ease of use and creative use of technology. It was named Best of Show based on the impact the solution has in the classroom to improve student learning.
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. 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, visithttp://www.triumphlearning.com.