Mentoring Minds Earns Finalist Honors in 2018 EdTech Digest Awards

Mentoring Minds Earns Finalist Honors in 2018 EdTech Digest Awards

BOSTON– April 18, 2018Mentoring Minds, national publisher of critical thinking–focused resources for K-12, today announced Total Motivation ELA for Georgia is a finalist in the 2018 EdTech Digest Awards, recognized for its rigorous, research-based supplemental curriculum in the category of curriculum and instruction solution.

The EdTech Digest Awards shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders and innovative trendsetters.Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program honors new, emerging and established technology solutions for education.

“It’s an incredible honor to be included among the pioneering leaders helping to shape the future of edtech,” said Shad Madsen, CEO, Mentoring Minds. “Our resources, all built by educators, are designed to provide students with rigorous content to master the standards and develop critical thinking skills. We are proud to be recognized for those efforts.”

Total Motivation ELA addresses 100 percent of the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) with rigorous content designed to build critical thinking skills and prepare students to excel on the Georgia Milestones Assessment. Delivered in both print and online formats, Total Motivation ELA flexes to classroom needs, adapting as a supplemental curriculum, intervention resource, or even for core instruction.

Available for grade levels 1–6, Total Motivation ELA engages students with high-interest reading selections and helps them progress beyond comprehension to build critical analysis skills and strong vocabularies. Activities in the Student Edition adapt for a variety of instructional settings, including whole-group, small-group, partner work, or independent practice.

The Teacher Edition equips educators with access to all of the ELA GSE, unpacked and explained, along with a wealth of instructional strategies and research-based activities that complement the Student Edition and support teachers as they plan for instruction, intervention, formative assessment, extension, and more. With these resources at their fingertips, teachers can spend more time meeting diverse needs in the classroom and less time researching lesson plans.

For more information on Total Motivation Math and ELA for Georgia, visit Mentoring Minds.

About Mentoring Minds, the Critical Thinking for Life company

Mentoring Minds is a national K-12 publisher with a mission to put critical thinking at the center of the classroom in order to support student achievement and empower educators to teach to higher standards. Mentoring Minds’ award-winning, research-based resources are designed to be flexible for classroom needs, supporting technology integration and standards mastery for Math, ELA, and Science. Mentoring Minds’ commitment to education extends beyond the classroom, as well; the company proudly sponsors groundbreaking administrators across the nation and supports community-based education initiatives through MindShare, an employee-driven grant program. For more information, call 800-585-5258 or visit