2014 SIIA CODiE Award Finalists Include Pearson’s Solutions Aimed at Leveraging Insights to Improve Learning Outcomes

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PowerSchool, Schoolnet and Schoolnet EDS Recognized by Educator Judges


Three Pearson technology solutions that allow educators to leverage the power of data to improve teaching and learning are finalists in the 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards for Education. PowerSchool and Schoolnet are finalists for Best K-12 Enterprise Solution and Schoolnet Educator Development Suite (EDS) is a finalist for Best Professional Learning Solution for Education.

Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement across the software, digital information and education technology industries. This year, nominated ed-tech products underwent an intensive review by educator judges from around the world.

The fastest-growing, most widely used web-based student information system, PowerSchool supports more than 13 million students globally. PowerSchool enables today's educators to make timely decisions that impact student performance while creating a collaborative environment for parents, teachers and students to work together in preparing 21st century learners for the future. PowerSchool provides the full range of features needed by administrators at the district, school, student, and parent level ranging from attendance management, tracking, and notification; to integrated, push-button state reporting.

An innovative instructional management suite, Schoolnet seamlessly ties together a robust assessment administration system, highly visual reports and dashboards and standards-focused instructional planning and curriculum management tools. This solution provides districts with instructional resources to fully support the migration to higher standards and assessments with tools, content and capabilities. Schoolnet provides powerful diagnostic support for educators and learners to help tailor and enhance the learning experience, leveraging student performance data to drive effective instruction.

Schoolnet Educator Development Suite (EDS) features new, data-driven tools to provide educators at all levels with the means to build and extend teacher capacity. It helps personalize learning for educators by marrying multiple measures of educator development with student performance, then linking this information to resources that foster professional growth. Districts that combine Schoolnet's Educator Development solutions with the instructional management suite have the most holistic, integrated, and advanced system for driving student achievement available.

For the fifth consecutive year, Pearson leads the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards for Education with 18 finalists. The diverse array of K-20 programs honored includes proven digital technology solutions for schools, colleges and universities that transform outcomes for all learners. The other Pearson finalists are:

Connections Education – Best Education Cloud-based Solution
Connexus – Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution
CourseConnect – Best Postsecondary Learning Solution
CourseConnect – Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution
EQUELLA – Best Campus Academic Management Solutions
EQUELLA – Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution
MyMathLab with Adaptive Study Plan – Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
MyStudentSuccessLab – Best Project-Centered Learning Solution
MyStudentSuccessLab – Best Use of Video to Support Student Learning
OpenClass – Best Professional Learning Solution for Education
OpenClass – Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators
Pearson Writer – Best Postsecondary Learning Solution
Propero – Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution
WriteToLearn – Best Student Assessment Solution
Writing Coach © 2012 iBooks for Grades 9 and 10 – Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution

The SIIA membership will vote for finalists in each category and the 2014 CODiE Award winners will be announced at the Ed Tech Industry Summit in San Francisco on May 13.

About Pearson
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit http://www.pearson.com.

Stacy Skelly, stacy.skelly(at)pearson(dot)com, or (800) 745-8489

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