Whizz Education Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best Mathematics Instructional Solution

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Math-Whizz Earns Prestigious Education Industry Recognition

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Best Mathematics Instructional Solution

“We’re thrilled to be a finalist this year,” said Ben Keogh, CEO of Whizz Education. “We’ve received a lot of recognition in the United Kingdom and it’s really wonderful to start seeing our program receive more recognition here in the states.”

Whizz Education today announced that Math-Whizz was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Mathematics Instructional Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software.

This year’s program features 23 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the nation’s leading education technology conference, the Ed Tech Industry Summit, in San Francisco on May 6.

Math-Whizz simulates the best practices of the most effective teachers by creating an adaptive, interactive content, specific to the student’s learning needs. With on-going, integrated assessments to keep students on the right track, multiple learning strategies for each topic, self-paced curriculum, and immediate feedback and help, Math-Whizz is the ideal solution for every student, class, school or district.

“We’re thrilled to be a finalist this year,” said Ben Keogh, CEO of Whizz Education. “We’ve received a lot of recognition in the United Kingdom and it’s really wonderful to start seeing our program receive more recognition here in the states.” Whizz Education has offices in Seattle, WA, London and Dubai with even more partners globally.

“We’re pleased with the innovative educational technology products that made it to this stage. All of this year’s finalists show great promise, and they should be proud of their finalist status,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “I look forward to seeing them all in May at the Ed Tech Industry Summit.”

Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information, visit http://www.siia.net/education.

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 around the globe. 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.com/en-us/.

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