WASHINGTON(April 11, 2016) MobyMax, the most widely adopted personalized learning curriculum in the United States, today announced that MobyMax Cognitive Skill Science was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Science Instructional Solution category. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology.
Winners will be announced during a virtual award ceremony on May 18. The top honor of best overall educational product will be presented at Education Industry Symposium, the nation’s leading education technology conference, in Denver July 26. The announcement will take place during a special celebration party and dinner.
MobyMax Cognitive Skill Science, a new Touch Curriculum™ technology, uses more than 20,000 cognitive skill manipulatives to deepen students’ mastery of science concepts. Cognitive Skill Science is perfect for both personalized learning and the blended classroom. Students can discuss, learn and retain science at a deeper level through exploring and discovering science concepts with cognitive skill manipulatives. Cognitive Skill Science creates a solid STEM foundation by covering the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Through cognitive skill manipulatives, Moby’s Cognitive Skill Science leads the way in providing a world-class STEM education for K-8 students.
“Teachers are raving about Cognitive Skill Science because their students are so engaged and learning science skills so quickly. Using cognitive skill manipulatives to learn science is a true game changer,” said Glynn Willett, co-founder.
“Every year the list of CODIE finalists is a case study of how the ed tech industry is using new technologies in combination with knowledge about how people learn to respond to customer needs. They’re opening doors for learners of all ages.” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of ETIN.
Details about each finalist are listed at http://www.siia.net/codie/Finalists
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.
ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.
MobyMax unlocks the power of personalized and blended learning to help students learn twice as fast. The company offers the only complete K-8 curriculum covering English language arts, math, science, and social studies. MobyMax identifies skill gaps with find-and-fix technology that targets instruction and helps students increase one full grade level in just 40 hours. Moby’s comprehensive system includes multiple motivation tools, test prep, assessments, messaging, parent portal, student response system, and progress monitoring. MobyMax is used in more than half of all K-8 schools in the United States and has more than 15 million students registered. For more information, visit www.mobymax.com.
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