Providence, R.I. (PRWEB) January 29, 2008
Digication™ Inc., a leading provider of e-Portfolios, has received an "Award of Excellence" from Technology & Learning magazine. Digication was among a select group of Software and Web products honored by the prestigious 25-year-old recognition program. The award winners were selected for creating innovative applications that break new ground in some important way and also best-of-breed examples that demonstrate clear superiority over similar products in the market. This year's winners were chosen by more than 30 educator-judges who used the nominated products in computer labs at San Francisco Bay Area schools.
More than 1,500 schools have deployed the Digication solution. Its Web-based e-Portfolios allow educators and students to share ideas and achievements, improve communication and expand the educational experience beyond the classroom. With Digication, teachers can easily archive classroom progress for future reference. Students' work can be published to the Web to be shared with other students and family members. Since Digication is easy to use, teachers and students can instantly become engaged in building an e-Portfolio.
"This year's winning products reflect an impressive effort by publishers to respond to the real needs of schools," said Susan McLester, editor in chief of Technology & Learning. "The offerings being honored are practical, innovative and central to a variety of district and site operations."
Winning selections include numerous CD and Internet-based programs, as well as software running on handheld devices and several special hardware/software combination packages. Among the high quality offerings being honored are resources addressing management, safety, communication, differentiated learning and other key areas in education.
"We are proud Digication was recognized by Technology & Learning, and we are honored to accept our first award from the publication," said Jeffrey Yan, CEO of Digication. "Digication gives students and teachers the simple tools needed to publish e-Portfolios and create content within the framework of their achievements, aspirations, educational experiences and extra-curricular activities. This award reinforces those values and Digication remains a necessary ingredient in the world of 21st century learning."
A detailed profile of the winners and judges' comments on Digication was featured in the December 2007 Awards Issue of Technology & Learning magazine.
About Technology & Learning
Technology & Learning (http://www.techlearning.com), published by NewBay Media LLC, San Bruno, Calif., is the number one publication in the K-12 educational technology market. In 2007, Technology & Learning was selected as a Maggie Award finalist for Best Computer/Trade magazine. It was recognized for its commitment to excellence, receiving two Azbee Awards for Best Product Section/Department and Best New B2B Web Site Publication for SchoolCIO.com. In 2006, techLEARNING.com was awarded an Education Standard of Excellence Award by the Web Marketing Association.
About Digication, Inc.
Designed by educators, for educators, Digication is a leading provider of easy-to-use e-Portfolio solutions for teachers and students at all levels, from K-12 to higher education. Students at more than 1,500 schools use Digication's e-Portfolios to easily, flexibly and professionally showcase their work and achievements across schools and districts. e-Portfolios create new opportunities for learning, reflection, communication, assessment and career advancement. Digication is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island. For more information, visit http://www.digication.com.