Ginger Software Nominated as Most Promising Start-up by EdNET

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Ginger Software, the provider of a text correction tool targeted to help the 30 million Americans with dyslexia has been nominated for EdNET’s Rookie of the Year Award.

We have been receiving rave reviews from students and teachers telling us how Ginger is providing students with a life changing experience and teachers with a great support tool. Yael Karov, Founder & CEO of Ginger Software

Ginger Software, Inc. (http://www.gingersoftware.com), the world’s leading contextual correction tool, was named as a finalist for the EdNET Rookie of the Year Award by MDR, the leading provider of marketing and sales information and services for the U.S. education market. The EdNET Rookie of the Year Award honors the most promising start-up venture that is less than two years old and has the greatest potential to be a significant player in the education industry in the coming years.

EdNET founder and president, Dr. Nelson B. Heller, said, “In this time of economic stress, reaching schools and our industry, it’s especially gratifying to acknowledge the passion, ingenuity, and accomplishments of these firms [finalists]… that embody the thought leadership, innovation, and creativity that drives our industry. Their products and services are influencing the future of our nation by providing students and teachers with new and exciting learning opportunities and tools.”

Ginger Software was also nominated by The Association of Educational Publishers(AEP) as a finalist in the 2010 Distinguished Achievement Awards Special Education Category. For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning. One of the largest and longest-running awards programs for educational products, the AEP Awards aim to nationally recognize the quality and achievement of superior educational products. Winners will be announced at the AEP Awards Banquet & Gala in Washington, DC on June 8, 2010.

Acknowledged as the leader in text correction by parents and teachers, Ginger Software was delighted to also receive the industry’s recognition with these prestigious nominations. Yael Karov, founder and CEO of Ginger Software said, “Ginger Software is dedicated to helping students improve their writing. We have been receiving rave reviews from students and teachers telling us how Ginger is providing students with a life changing experience and teachers with a great support tool. Receiving the industry’s recognition for our efforts will expand our reach to help many more students benefit from Ginger.”

Ginger Software launched its contextual correction tool in September of 2009. It was designed for all users, especially for students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, and English language learners. Ginger Software’s integrated approach empowers students to dramatically improve their written communication. Using sentence context, Ginger Software corrects entire sentences in a single click. Grammar errors, unusual spelling mistakes and misused words are corrected in a fast, efficient, user-friendly manner. Ginger Software also provides Frequent Error Reports with information on the amount and types of errors students are making. This function enables educators to identify students’ needs, track their progress, and personalize instruction.

Ginger Software is offered through a monthly subscription option or a onetime purchase fee. School subscriptions start at $145 for three workstations, with volume and multi-year subscription discounts available.

About Ginger Software, Inc.
Ginger Software empowers students to dramatically improve their written communication. The company offers automatic error correction through Ginger, a downloadable software program that corrects misused words, grammar and spelling mistakes based on the context of each sentence. Additional functionality is available through Ginger Premium, which includes text-to-speech and progress reporting. Founded in 2007, Ginger Software is a global company with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel. For more information, visit http://www.gingersoftware.com.

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