Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2011
Shmoop (http://www.shmoop.com), a digital curriculum and test prep company, was named one of the best educational websites of the year by Scholastic Administrator Magazine. Scholastic, one of the best-known names in education, each year recognizes the most innovative and outstanding educational technology companies. Ken Royal, Senior Technology Editor at Scholastic Professional Media, selected this year’s winners.
“We are honored to be named one of the best educational websites by Scholastic,”
said Ellen Siminoff, CEO of Shmoop. “Scholastic is loved and trusted by millions of educators, parents, and students. Shmoop is proud to carry Scholastic’s stamp of educational excellence.”
The Best in Tech Awards were announced in the Spring 2011 edition of Scholastic Administrator Magazine. Scholastic presented the awards at the June, 2011 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia.
Shmoop is a digital curriculum and test prep company that makes fun, rigorous learning and teaching materials. Shmoop content is written by master teachers and Ph.D. students from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, and other top universities. Shmoop Learning Guides, Test Prep, and Teacher's Editions balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials to help students understand how subjects relate to their daily lives. Classics like Hamlet are brought to the 21st century and ACT prep is related to reality TV. Shmoop offers more than 7,000 titles across the Web, iPhone, Android devices, iPad, Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader. Launched in 2008, Shmoop is headquartered in a Labradoodle-patrolled office in Mountain View, Calif.