LAKEWOOD, N.J., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Beable founder and CEO Saki Dodelson and the Beable Life-Ready Literacy System were among the winners in The EdTech Awards 2021, which were announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents and policymakers interested in building a better future for learners.
Celebrating its 11th year, the US-based EdTech Awards program is the largest recognition program in education technology. "The worldwide pandemic put education and training to the test, but remote learning and working—in many unexpected ways—ultimately brought us closer," said Victor Rivero, Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest, who oversees the program.
Beable was a finalist in all four categories it entered: CEO/Founder, New Product or Service, Literacy/Reading Solution and EdTech Company Setting a Trend. It was a winner in two of the four categories: CEO/Founder and New Product or Service.
In taking home one of the EdTech Awards prestigious Leadership Awards, Dodelson was cited for having harnessed the latest technology – including machine learning, wisdom of the crowd, automation and data science – to close the literacy and opportunity gap with greater speed and certainty. She also was cited for having innovated the first comprehensive, multi-dimensional system that advances the whole child by intertwining literacy acceleration, intervention response, English language acquisition, academic content mastery, career development, SEL and ACT/SAT prep.
As a Cool Tool winner, the Beable Life-Ready Literacy System was cited for its technology-enabled ability to identify each student's literacy gap – and automatically forecast and prescribe the number of reading lessons and types of scaffolds required to close it. Beable also was noted for its unique ability to apply the best instructional methodologies for each student (i.e., differentiation, individualization, personalization and more) at the right times and in the right settings to accelerate growth.
The EdTech Awards recognize people, solutions and companies for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners. This year's finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on criteria including pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential. The full finalist and winners list can be accessed at https://www.edtechdigest.com/2021-finalists-winners/.
Beable is a women-owned public-benefit corporation launched by ed-tech visionary Saki Dodelson and the co-founders of Achieve3000®. With Beable, Dodelson and her team are pursuing an ambitious and essential mission: to accelerate literacy and learning for all students, while creating personalize pathways to gainful employment. Beable delivers on its charter by providing K-12's first Life-Ready Literacy System, a revolutionary, multi-dimensional system that intertwines literacy acceleration, intervention response, English language acquisition, career development, SEL and ACT/SAT prep. Powered by the proprietary BeableIQ™ engine, which combines automation, artificial intelligence, and flexibility across physical and virtual learning environments, Beable is a system and approach created especially for the educational challenges of 2021 and beyond. Learn more at http://www.beable.com
About EdTech Digest and the EdTech Awards
EdTech Digest, a leading source of cool tools, interviews and trends showcasing the future of learning, annually honors the best and brightest people, products and groups working in edtech with The EdTech Awards. Cool Tool, Leadership, and Trendsetter honorees span the K-12, Higher Ed, and Skills & Workforce sectors. Further information about The EdTech Awards is available at https://edtechdigest.com/
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