Prestigious International Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies
LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, today announced that Nelson, Canada's leading education and content provider, has been selected as winner of the "Enhanced Curriculum Solution of the Year" award in the 5th annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program, recognizing the breakthrough innovation of Nelson's Edwin digital learning ecosystem.
Edwin combines curriculum-linked content, with current contemporary issues that results in a safe and engaging way for students to learn. Through interactive tools and unparelled supports, Edwin provides students and educators the opportunity to learn while measuring impact and outcomes.
Edwin goes beyond traditional classroom materials with learning tools to let students explore, create and collaborate. Edwin also offers a deep library of culturally relevant, evergreen resources. Educators are able to find easy options for differentiation to ensure success for all learners. Curated Edwin Collections are also available depending on the needs of each classroom.
Edwin's breakthrough learning tools drive engagement in ways that are right for each learner. The course material also helps with student engagement, as students become excited to learn, following their curiosity across curriculum and taking control of their own learning.
Educators are able to have all a subject's resources in one place. In addition, Edwin's team of educators support users daily through the unique model of the Classroom Edwin Success Team. The learning experience becomes a unique, tailored approach that differs based on the needs of educators and students while supporting them to achieve their goals, answer pressing questions, and bring interactive learning experiences to life.
"With its ease of use, continuous access, and ready-to-use Collections, Edwin is unlike anything else in the classroom today. Nelson's solution supports both educators and students and gives them a head start – making it a clear choice for our 2023 'Enhanced Curriculum Solution of the Year' award." said James Johnson, managing director, EdTech Breakthrough. "Less time spent planning by educators means more time with students and getting classrooms engaged. The measurable impacts on student achievement that Edwin provides through its curated content is also key in promoting equity in education."
The mission of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, Remote Learning, Career Preparation and many more. This year's program attracted more than 2,400 nominations from over 16 different countries throughout the world.
"We like to say that Edwin is 'a safe virtual sandbox giving students choice and autonomy in their learning.' Our legacy at Nelson is one of always looking forward, and creating content to engage learners in ways that work for them as part of our transformational story. This award from EdTech Breakthrough is a milestone in our journey," said Steve Brown, Nelson CEO. "We designed Edwin to provide a common user experience for multiple sources of content, with a focus on a customized level of support through listening and adapting to the needs of students and educators that may vary from district to district. The result is a learning experience that is unique and impactful throughout the Edwin journey. Most importantly we wanted to provide a solution that can be personalized to the needs of every student and educator."
Edwin is used in tens of thousands of classrooms with active daily and weekly usage well above 85%.
About EdTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies and people. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough educational technology in categories including e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM and more. For more information, visit EdTechBreakthrough.com.
For over a century, Nelson has worked in partnership with Canadian educators to develop quality resources that are tied to curricula and that meet provincial learning expectations. As Canada's largest educational publisher, Nelson dedicates its business efforts to the creation of quality, innovative solutions that empower learning success by supporting the needs of every student and educator. Visit nelson.com to learn more.
James Johnson, EdTech Breakthrough, 213.255.3658, [email protected]
SOURCE EdTech Breakthrough