Whizz Education Named a District Administration Magazine 2012 Readers Choice Top 100 Product

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K-12 Administrators Choose Math-Whizz as an innovative product with positive impact

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“We are thrilled that Math-Whizz is top of their list,” said Ben Keogh, CEO of Whizz Education in the United States

Math-Whizz, the online math tool used in elementary and middle schools across the country and created by Whizz Education, has been selected as a 2012 District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product. The magazine received a record-number of nominations from K-12 administrators of the most innovative products that have made a positive difference in their schools and classrooms. Editors made their selections based upon both the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader descriptions.

The annual District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award recognizes leaders in the education industry, and provides superintendents and other senior school district leaders with the unique opportunity to learn what products their colleagues around the country are using, and how these products contribute to the success of their districts.

“The record number of nominations we received this year was astonishing,” says District Administration’s executive editor, Odvard Egil Dyrli. “There were so many excellent recommendations from school administrators who shared how the products made significant differences in their districts, and choosing the Top 100 proved to be challenging and difficult. We are delighted to announce the honorees for 2012 and trust that the list will be a valuable resource for our readers.”

Math-Whizz is an online program that provides personalized math instruction for students in grades K-8. Students engage a whimsical, interactive world to learn math at their own pace. The program adjusts in real-time based on how students respond to the challenges and provides teachers with ongoing measurement data so they can monitor student progress. Math-Whizz is also aligned with Common Core State Standards.

“The influx of nominations the magazine received this year is evidence that District Administrators have a great deal of options in the education technology sector to choose from,” said Ben Keogh, CEO of Whizz Education in the United States. “We are thrilled that Math-Whizz is top of their list.”

About District Administration
District Administration is the leading provider of smart management solutions for K12 administrators at school districts throughout the United States, and is the most-closely followed and most-widely read information source in the industry, bringing top-quality journalism to the unique issues, challenges and opportunities faced by K12 district executives. For more information, visit http://www.DistrictAdministration.com.

About Whizz Education, Inc.
Whizz Education, Inc., creator of the award-winning, online math tutoring program, Math-Whizz, is the leading provider of dynamic online math instruction and instructional resources for grades K-8. Whizz Education’s personalized, interactive and collaborative approach to teaching math is raising math achievement for thousands of students in over 40 countries. By engaging students in entertaining challenges, individualizing the curriculum for each student, and involving teachers and parents in the process, Math-Whizz is changing the math education equation. For more information about Whizz Education, Inc. and the Math-Whizz suite of services, visit http://www.whizz.us.

Contacts:
Ovard Egil Dyrli
Executive Editor
District Administration magazine
gdyrli(at)districtadministration.com

Kate Vincent
Chief Marketing Officer
Whizz Education
kate.vincent(at)whizzeducation.com

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