Boston, MA – Dec. 3, 2014 —Today, itslearning (www.itslearning.net) has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2014.”
The winners, selected by District Administration’s editors from a record 2,400-plus nominations, were products that received the highest number of nominations and best descriptions from K12 leaders. The Readers’ Choice Top 100 has been announced online and in the December 2014 issue of District Administration.
District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel in a variety of areas, such as technology, sustainability and curriculum instruction.
“It is so gratifying to have this panel of distinguished judges recognize the significance of our solution and how it has improved the way teaching and learning are accomplished today and for the foreseeable futrue,” said Arne Bergby, itslearning CEO. “Our vision, hard work, and passion still drive this organization to put the most innovative personalized learning solution in the market into the hands of teachers and students so they can individualize learning, while making sure we engage today’s students with the ability to drive their personalized learning path.”
Designed specifically for the K-12 sector, itslearning is a leading, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that enables teachers to more effectively engage today’s “digitally wired” students anytime, anywhere and on any device. The platform enables student voice and choice, facilitating collaboration and self-reflection through blogs, individualized learning plans, communities and ePortfolios. The platform also fosters student content creation and peer analysis, extending the role of the student far beyond that of a traditional “consumer.
With more than 4 million educators, students, and parents worldwide currently using itslearning, the media-rich learning platform’s seamless integration with existing school and district systems creates a user-friendly interface that gives teachers a way to share instructional resources, assignments and activities, and assessments with students and parents via personalized dashboards. At the same time, students have the power to decide how they learn as the solution automatically adapts to support learning styles that offer the best opportunities for success. A proprietary ‘standards mastery and recommendation engine’ facilitates remediation, acceleration and review by automating the recommendation of resources and activities based upon standards mastery assessments. The recommendations are also tailored specifically to the individual learning styles of each student – regardless of age, ability level, interests or special requirements.
“With the Top 100 award program steadily growing in size and recognition each year, all of our 2014 honorees should be very proud of their success,” says JD Solomon, District Administration’s editorial director. “We hope that all of our readers continue to be inspired and find innovative ideas from their peers who have had successful product implementations.”
About itslearning, Inc.
Established in 1999, itslearning is a cloud-based K-12 learning management system designed to make teaching easier, learning more engaging, and parent involvement more effective and efficient. Headquartered in Bergen, Norway, itslearning has offices in Boston, Atlanta, London, Birmingham, Berlin, Paris, Mulhouse, Malmo, and Enscheda. For more information, visit http://www.itslearning.net.
About District Administration
District Administration provides K12 leaders with critical news and information for school district management, through its monthly magazine, website, e-newsletters and the District Administration Leadership Institute Superintendent Summits. For more information, visitwww.DistrictAdministration.com.
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